Shawbrook’s principal private investor purchased the banking licence of the British bank, Whiteaway Laidlaw Bank in 2011, providing substantial capital to help the business to grow.
In February 2011 we acquired Commercial First with its award winning team and infrastructure.
In August 2011 we added a range of innovative secured loans, following the purchase of Link Loans.
In October 2011 we changed our name to Shawbrook Bank.
In March 2012 we acquired Singers Asset Finance which was rebranded to Shawbrook Asset Finance in March 2013.
We acquired asset based lender Centric Commercial Finance in June 2014, now Shawbrook Business Credit. This enables us to extend our offering to credit worthy businesses seeking finance to grow and expand.