Leumi UK appoints new head of property finance

Leumi UK, the London-based subsidiary of the Israeli international bank, has announced the appointment of Peter Clayton as the bank’s new Head of property finance to expand Leumi UK’s real estate lending activities.

Reporting directly to chief business officer Andy Mallin, Clayton brings over fifteen years of experience within property finance to Leumi UK and joins from Lloyds Bank where he held the role of relationship director within the real estate and Housing team, responsible for over £1 bn (€1.15 bn) of client lending.

Clayton has been charged with growing Leumi UK’s real estate exposure and securing additional new-to-bank clients.

Mallin said: 'Peter will be instrumental in executing our targeted growth strategy within real estate. We look forward to welcoming Peter to Leumi UK as we strive to consistently deliver the best-in-class service to our customers as a trusted financial partner.'

Clayton added: 'The pandemic has brought new, exciting opportunities for Leumi UK. We have an ability to provide impactful flexibility to clients, leveraging our market knowledge and granular, sector-specific expertise.

'I am delighted to be working alongside Leumi UK’s executive committee to achieve the objectives set out within the bank’s targeted growth strategy.'


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