Investec Corporate and Investment Banking (“Investec”) today announced the appointment of Tony Bescoby and Dan Crossland to support the growth of its Corporate Treasury and Corporate Finance business in the North of England. They join a growing team in Leeds and Manchester focussed on serving corporate clients across the region. 


Tony joined from global payment and risk management solutions specialist AFEX. Building on over 20 years of expertise providing FX and interest rate hedging and risk management solutions in the North, he will manage new and existing relationships and work closely with financial professionals to build Investec’s presence in the region.

Dan joined in the summer from corporate law firm Addleshaw Goddard based in Manchester, where he held the position of Head of Client Origination since 2016. He will play a key role in introducing Northern corporates to the breadth of Investec’s banking services in order to support their growth ambitions.

Dan Sheahan, Head of Corporate Finance for the North of England at Investec, commented:

“We are excited to bolster our support for companies in the North of England, helping them to both drive growth and minimise risk. The region offers a tremendous opportunity and the recruitment of Tony and Dan further enhances our local presence, something our clients value. We look forward to building even stronger links between Investec’s advisory, treasury and capital solutions and the fast-growing entrepreneurial businesses in the North.”

Within Corporate Treasury, Investec’s local team provides risk management solutions to support small and medium-sized business reliant on imports and exports of goods and services. The team helps these businesses to manage their interest rate risk and currency and commodity exposure, as well as providing cash management services. The Corporate Finance team provides advice across all areas including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, debt and IPO.


For more information, please contact:

Luke O’Mahony, Investec (Media)

+44 (0) 207 597 5261


Fatima Ismat, Lansons (PR agency for
Investec CIB)

+44 (0) 207 566 9709


Investec Corporate and Institutional Banking
Investec is a specialist bank that provides a diverse range of financial products and services to a niche client base in three principal markets: the United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia, as well as certain other countries.

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