MSP Capital, Strata House, 12-14 Castle Street,
Poole, Dorset BH15 1BQ

01202 743400

MSP Capital: Experience Beyond Finance


Founded in 1981, MSP Capital has grown to become one of the largest providers of property finance in Southern England. As a principal development and bridging lender, we offer lending solutions for sums up to £20 million – helping our clients to make their vision
a reality.

Our carefully chosen team of experts includes experienced property developers, property banking professionals, chartered accountants and RICS qualified valuers. Our ethos, “Experience Beyond Finance,” encapsulates our dual commitment: to share our deep-rooted knowledge and to partner with our clients throughout their entire project journey.

Rooted in Expertise, Growing with You
Since 1981, MSP Capital has been more than a lender. We believe in a relationship-led lending model that enables us to offer a wealth of knowledge, support, and the flexibility to innovate. We pride ourselves on thinking like our clients, valuing their vision, and providing an expert voice at the end of the line whenever they need guidance or support.

With us you get more than just finance. You get the support and technical expertise that you need, when you need it most.

Type of funding available:
Ground-up Residential Development Loan
Our funding can help support the initial land acquisition, as well as covering all the costs of development. Using our expertise and years of experience, we can ensure your project’s maximum potential is reached.

Heavy Refurbishment Development Loan
Whether it’s a full restoration, extension or conversion, our team of property and financial specialists can use their knowledge and experience to help you get the most out of your transformation project.

Permitted Development Loan
If you are extending a current property, or want to change the use of a commercial one, you may be able to carry out the build under Permitted Development rights. This funding solution makes it quick and simple to get funding in place so your project runs smoothly.

Residential Bridging Loan
This loan is designed for a wide range of residential property types, this tailored loan provides a straightforward, competitively priced funding solution.

Development Exit Bridging Loan
This loan lets you unlock equity from a recently completed project or refinance a development loan onto a lower cost funding option whilst awaiting a sale – giving you that crucial commercial advantage and confidence to keep building.

Light Refurbishment Bridging Loan
This type of bridge is a specialist loan issued to cover the costs of a light refurbishment project. It’s ideal if you’re in need of a swift turnaround and a cost-effective way to refresh a property.

Building More than Structures
At MSP Capital, we understand that building homes is also about building futures and communities. In 2023 we launched our public commitment to building better futures, with the launch of Foundations for Better Futures – our ESG initiative. With this movement we’re able to support our employees, clients, the industry and the communities we live in. Check out to find out more.

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Key Staff

Martin Higgins
Martin Higgins
Managing Director
Nicky Hollamby
Nicky Hollamby
Associate Director of Finance
Arian Manouchehri
Arian Manouchehri
Head of Broker Relations
Paul Miracca
Paul Miracca
Managing Director
Lee Merrifield
Lee Merrifield
Associate Director of Credit
Mike Townsend
Mike Townsend
Business Development
Becky Harris
Becky Harris
Strategic Finance & Operations Director
Chris Sheppard
Chris Sheppard
Associate Director of Underwriting
Adam Tovey
Adam Tovey
Credit & Risk Director
Chris Wright
Chris Wright
Associate Director of Valuations

Testimonials from clients in 2023

“We’ve worked with MSP on a number of different projects in recent years. Most recently they have provided development finance for us on a site of 28 units. From the moment we spoke to MSP Capital about the project, they were keen to help and came up with a bespoke solution for us in less than 48 hours. Their speed and flexibility have been outstanding.”

James Pink – Borrower based on the Isle of Wight. (Google review received January 2023)

“The support given to learn the industry and the people in it, along with the “make-it-happe” attitude, has been second to none. I cannot recommend them enough for making the daunting prospect of building houses from scratch, something we are enjoying.”

Sam Bound,– Dorset based developer – April 2023

“The timescales we were given would have bene impossible for any other lender to fulfil. However, having MSP Capital behind me made the deal happen.”

Jason Hacker, A Dorset based developer – May 2023, Your Content Goes Here

“MSP have been great from start to finish. Being first time developers, they took the time to explain the process and were very responsive to my questions. Highly recommend.”

Lloyd Milne,– Southampton based developer – August 2023, Your Content Goes Here

“Dealing with Chris and the team at MSP is simplicity in itself. Quick decisions, a flexible approach and a desire to give the borrower what they need to undertake their project. I have a happy client and that’s the best outcome.”

Steve George,– Dorset based financial broker. July 2023, Your Content Goes Here

“We have been through some unprecedented circumstances in the time we have dealt with the team at MSP and at every juncture they have been communicative and available. The speed with which decisions and drawdowns are dealt with sets MSP apart.”

Adrian Elshaw,– a client based in Reigate – March 2023, Your Content Goes Here

“I have to say it has been really smooth working with the MSP team on this – makes a change from many other lenders!”

David Neumann, Asserson – London-based Law Firm – May 2023, Your Content Goes Here

“I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you. Thank you for supporting us in our project. I really appreciate it, and if I need bridging finance again in the future I will definitely call you. Thank you for supporting us.”

Michael Spinola London based client – July 2023, Your Content Goes Here


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