Bridging Finance

Bridging finance offers a short-term borrowing solution, usually secured on land or property and regularly at short notice.

It is clear when speaking to our clients that the most important aspect of bridging finance is speed. We pride ourselves on getting deals done as quickly as possible and to meet deadlines, with many deals completing within 5-10 working days.

PIA Financial Group has extensive relationships with a large number of bridging finance institutions and private lenders which puts us in the perfect position to find the right deal for you.

We understand that sometimes the task of finding suitable bridging can be daunting. We do our utmost to put our customers at ease when dealing with this specialised sector of the lending market.

We can provide:

  • Competitive market-leading rates starting at 0.35% per month
  • A range of lenders, mainstream and boutique
  • Quick and transparent lending offers
  • Step-by-step assistance – we will be with you all the way to completion

TALK TO AN EXPERT TODAY

Vincenzo Spano

Client Director


vincent@piafg.co.uk

0203 867 7440

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Vincenzo Spano

Vincent is owner and Director of PIA Financial Group. He started his career at NatWest, where he discovered a specialism for development finance. After eight years and multiple awards for outstanding achievements, he was head-hunted by a merchant bank and proceeded to help double the bank’s lending loan book within two short years.

In 2008 Vincent decided to leave banking and set up PIA Consultants. He fast became one of the most respected and award-winning introducers of business to the industry.

With over 20 years’ experience in finance, Vincent remains focused on driving PIA Financial Group forward. He continues to structure the most complex of finance propositions for his portfolio of loyal clients.

Zumi Farooq

Senior Associate


zumi@piafg.co.uk

0203 867 7440

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Zumi Farooq

Zumi is an experienced banking professional who started his career in 1994. He has built up a wealth of experience across a variety of roles including branch management, corporate lending and latterly secured real estate finance.

Zumi prides himself on being customer-focused and delivering solutions in line with need. He meticulously assesses and presents clients’ financial affairs; consistently delivering favourable outcomes.

An asset to the PIA team, Zumi has strong professional industry relationships that help to exact the results he achieves in this sector.

Demi Shiamishis

Senior Associate


demi@piafg.co.uk

0203 867 7440

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Demi Shiamishis

Demi started his banking career in 1998 at the Bank of Cyprus UK, helping the bank grow its loan book before joining Metro Bank in January 2012 as one of its first 500 employees.

Initially in Real Estate, he grew his team and portfolio to over £1bn of lending. Later and as one of the directors, Demi then personally delivered lending of over £300m and expanded the team significantly by the end of 2017. He consistently exceeded expectations during his time there.

Demi is very much a people person with strong relationship skills; he builds loyalty with ease and delivers his customers’ finance needs in a timely manner.

Adrian Carey

Senior Associate


adrian@piafg.co.uk

0203 867 7440

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Adrian Carey

Adrian has a wealth of experience built up over 25 years, across careers at Barclays, NatWest and latterly Metro Bank. He is well-versed in all areas of commercial real estate finance.

In addition to the commercial and residential investment sectors, Adrian has a particular interest in trading businesses and an excellent understanding of what a lender looks for when assessing a commercial enterprise.

Adrian has been an asset to the team at PIA since he joined in March 2017.

Gitesh Patel

Senior Associate


gitesh@piafg.co.uk

0203 867 7440

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Gitesh Patel

Gitesh is an experienced real estate finance specialist, having worked for NatWest/RBS Group for over 20 years. Previous roles include corporate, commercial and retail lending across various sectors.

He brings a depth of knowledge and expertise to the PIA team and has a proven track record in developing relationships, helping clients meet their business goals and ultimately delivering results.

Gitesh has a wealth of connections throughout the industry and can assist with all real estate finance requirements, whilst specialising in complex development finance transactions.

Warren Pringle

Associate Director


warren@piafg.co.uk

0203 867 7440

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Warren Pringle

Warren started out in the sales team of a market-leading financial publishing and analytics company, before starting a successful sales career in the City. He consistently exceeded targets and expectations across several roles, latterly as Account Manager for multi-million pound accounts on behalf of a global shipping company.

Warren has been with PIA Financial Group from day one and has recently accepted the role of Associate Director; seamlessly working across our residential and commercial customer base. He has an excellent eye for detail and a can-do approach which motivates colleagues and clients alike.