The leading independent investment bank focused on financial services

The only scale sector specialists with over 60 bankers in London, New York and Paris, dedicated to financial services

Resolutely client-led business model

Pure advisory proposition across public and private markets, built around quality of advice and execution

Exceptional track record

Over 20-years of advising on the most complex and highest profile transactions across financial services
London, New York and Paris
Est. 2024
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Managing Directors

Deep Sector Specialism

Fenchurch is the only scale investment banking firm focused exclusively on the financial services sector.

We are uniquely positioned to provide expert advice and execution in a sector that is rapidly evolving and characterised by regulatory change and complexity.

With a 20+ year track record and 60+ bankers in London, New York and Paris, we deliver exceptional support and trusted advice to highly sophisticated, blue chip clients.

As of June 2018, Fenchurch is an independently-managed affiliate of Natixis, part of Groupe BPCE.

Pure Advisory Proposition

We support our clients with the full spectrum
of independent expert advice from Board-level advice regarding equity story positioning, activism and defence to transaction-related advice regarding M&A, IPOs and twin-track processes. Fenchurch sets itself apart from competitors as a result of its pure advisory focus – our only product is the value-added advice that we deliver to our clients.

Senior Team

With over 60 advisory professionals globally, we have assembled a leading group of senior bankers with experience of delivering market-leading execution across the financial services industry, supported by a deep bench of highly experienced advisory professionals.

Significant Recent Transactions

Fenchurch has built a reputation as the long-term trusted adviser to blue-chip clients across the financial services industry, having advised on some of the highest profile and most complex transactions of the last 20 years.

Executing transactions and obtaining the required shareholder and regulatory approvals requires a contemporary knowledge and an in depth understanding of the sector dynamics and stakeholders.

£1.2 billion

Advising Ardonagh on the merger of its UK personal lines business, Atlanta, with Markerstudy.

£839 million

Advised Investec on the all-share combination of Investec Wealth & Investment UK and Rathbones.

£6 billion

Advising Lloyds Banking Group on the sale of the Scottish Widows £6bn bulk annuity business to Rothesay.

£3.24 billion

Advised Standard Life Aberdeen on the sale of its insurance business and long-term strategic partnership with Phoenix Group.

c.€660 million

Advising AXA on the sale of a closed life and pensions portfolio in Germany to Athora.

£1.49 billion

Advised J.C. Flowers on the sale of interactive investor to abrdn.


Advised AlbaCore Capital on the sale of a majority stake to First Sentier Investors.

£1.7 billion

Advised Hastings on the recommended cash offer from a consortium of Sampo and RMI.

£410 million

Advised Numis Corporation Plc on the recommended cash offer from Deutsche Bank.

Up to £637 million

Advised Greencoat Capital on its sale to Schroders.

£242 million

Advised Legal & General on the sale of its general insurance business to Allianz.

£375 million

Advised Sun Life Financial on the acquisition of a majority stake in InfraRed Capital Partners.


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