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Marcus Plumley

Senior Advisor

Marcus Plumley

Marcus has extensive experience in the export finance market, acting in senior lending arranger roles across the shipping, aviation, telecommunications and satellite sectors since joining HSBC Bank (then Midland Bank) in 1987.

His most recent role was Head of the Structured Asset Finance team in HSBC’s Project & Export Finance department

Marcus has arranged a variety export credit financing solutions for clients, often utilising new and innovative funding schemes and other structures

Transaction highlights are:

  • Closed the ECA financing of more than forty vessels (USD10bn+ of debt) as Arranger, MLA or Agent.
  • Led the satellite team which arranged three French ECA facilities for O3b Networks, a communications satellite constellation company.
  • Led an ECA loan syndication team in seeking non-bank financial institution lenders. Syndicated the first French ECA loan to a have a non-bank lender (an insurance company).
  • Led the ECA team arranging US Exim and UKEF covered bonds for aviation clients.
  • Co-arranged the French ECA financing of twenty Airbus EC225 medium-heavy helicopters.

Marcus has a BSc (Hons) in Physics from Imperial College, London.

Marcus Plumley | +44 (0)20 7183 0243 | marcus.plumley@portlandadvisers.com