Shawbrook Bank wins prestigious industry award

24 June 2013

Shawbrook Bank has been recognised as the industry’s Best Commercial Lender at the Bridging and Commercial Awards.

Members of the Shawbrook Commercial Mortgages team collected the accolade at the Bridging and Commercial Awards and Masquerade Ball, held at The Grand Connaught Rooms in Holborn on Thursday 20th June.

Over 400 guests from every corner of the short term and specialist finance world attended, including lenders, packagers, valuers, solicitors and brokers to recognise the pride of the commercial finance sector.

Shawbrook impressed the distinguished panel of judges including Benson Hersch, Chief Executive of the Association of Short Term Lenders and Adam Tyler, CEO of NACFB.

Karen Bennett, said: 
“I speak on behalf on the entire Commercial Mortgages team when I say how proud we are to have been awarded the Best Commercial Lender Award. Receiving industry recognition for the breadth of our offer and high levels of service and processes in the commercial and bridging finance market is testament to the hard work of our dedicated team and network of brokers.

“Brokers sit at the heart of our business and have been vital to our success here at Shawbrook Bank.  The knowledge, commitment and determination they have shown us this year is phenomenal and we wish to thank them for all their hard work.  We have much more planned this coming year and look forward to building on successes to date and our new title of Best Commercial Lender.”

Phil Gray, Commercial Director, Watts Commercial Finance Ltd, said: 
“Shawbrook have breathed life back into the commercial mortgage arena and their respect and support for the broker market is both refreshing and inspiring for the future of commercial finance.”

Brian J Walters, Burley Business Finance Ltd, said: 
“Putting it simply I believe that Shawbrook is making a real difference to the market place in which we operate.”

Gary Spencer, Director, Bedrock, said: “Shawbrook, whilst evolving and innovative have a very simple, common sense approach to their service standards, product range, pricing and attitude to brokers.”