Wholesale specialist joins Shawbrook team to support growth in alternative funding sector

Abhishek Girdhar
  • Abhishek Girdhar has joined Shawbrook’s Wholesale Finance team with a focus on supporting specialist finance clients and growing the structured lending business
  • Having worked in the financial services sector at both large banks and boutique funders, Abhishek’s experience encompasses a wide range of investment, lending and securitisation facilities

Shawbrook has expanded its Structured Finance division with the recruitment of a director within its Wholesale Finance team, to meet the demand for bespoke solutions in the speciality funding industry.

Abhishek Girdhar’s role will focus on the origination, structuring and execution of debt transactions for alternative finance clients in core sectors, including Consumer, SME, Property, and Fund Finance.

Bringing with him 14 years of experience in financial services, Abhishek has held senior roles within securitisation, specialist lending and investment teams and worked with fund managers, consumer and SME lenders, IFAs, brokers, as well as film studios and Premier League clubs looking for player transfer funding.


Warren Mutch, Senior Director, Wholesale Finance at Shawbrook says:

“Our team has a strong standing within the wholesale finance sector whereby our facilities are structured to suit the specific needs of each individual client and we support the full lifecycle of the business. Bringing someone with Abhishek’s experience on board ensures we continue to deliver a tailored facility for our clients and we can look at further opportunities in the marketplace as well.”

Abhishek Girdhar, Director at Shawbrook says:

“I am delighted to have joined Shawbrook’s Wholesale Finance team. Having been drawn to the bank’s culture and the team’s reputation, their focus on structured lending to multiple sub-sectors in the specialty finance area, approach to risk, and the division’s growth plans, all added to the appeal.”