UK-based banks active in helicopter finance

Helicopter finance is still a niche for most financial institutions, but a number are committed to the industry. Here are contact details for individuals at UK banks active in June 2012.
A mock-up of the Bell 525 Relentless photographed at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow.

A mock-up of the Bell 525 Relentless photographed at the 2012 Farnborough Airshow (Photo: Terry Spruce).


Phillip Roberts
Director, Aerospace, Defence & Transport
Mobile: 07595124176

A specialist team with experience financing off-shore, SAR and military helicopters.


John Stephens | Director – International Aviation
Lombard Specialist Finance
The Royal Bank of Scotland Group
Tel: +44 (0)7919 396575

The equipment leasing business of Royal Bank of Scotland.

SG Equipment Finance

Paul Walsingham
Manager – Aviation
Tel: +44 (0)20 8973 2000
Mobile: 07990 511637Ā 

Active worldwide with a large US portfolio.

Deutsche Bank

Richard Moody
Asset Finance & Leasing
Deutsche Bank AG
Tel: +44 (0)20 7545 1465
Mobile: +44 (0)7983 467955

Made a strategic decision to enter the market in 2012.

Terry Spruce

Terry is Senior News Editor and writes for both Corporate Jet Investor and Helicopter Investor. He is also responsible for our helicopter guides. Terry has been an aviation enthusiast since the early 1970s. He is a lapsed Private Pilot and ex-Piper Cherokee owner. He has flown a number of light aircraft and is comfortable sitting in the co-pilot's seat or the back of any aircraft. Before moving to journalism he was a banker for 20 years. You can contact him at: or follow him on twitter @Terry_Spruce

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