BANK LEUMI (UK) PLC
Bank Leumi (UK) funds new comedy movie starring Rob Brydon
LONDON, 18 July 2017 – Bank Leumi (UK) is funding a new British movie starring award-winning actor and comedian Rob Brydon, which is set for cinema release in May 2018.
‘Swimming With Men’ tells the story of a group of middle aged men who create a team attempting to win the Unofficial Male Synch-Swimming World Championships…and maybe even turning their lives around.
The cast also features Adeel Akhtar, Jim Carter, Rupert Graves, Daniel Mays, Charlotte Riley, Thomas Turgoose and Jane Horrocks.
Bank Leumi (UK) CEO, Eli Katzav, said: “We are very proud of the bank’s support and commitment to the entertainment industry – both in the UK and internationally – through our specialist media finance team. The opportunity to be involved with this movie is an exciting one and we very much look forward to seeing the final cut.”
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For further details, please contact:
Liat L Moskovich, Marketing & Public Relations Manager, Bank Leumi (UK) plc
T: +44 (0)20 3772 1602
NOTES TO EDITORS
Established in London over a century ago, Leumi Group is today one of Israel's largest banking groups and a reputable global banking institution. The Group manages assets in excess of $360 billion and $8.9 billion in equities. Leumi operates over 250 branches and offices located across Israel and in key financial centres worldwide. Leumi offers a comprehensive range of specialised financial services to all customer segments.
Bank Leumi (UK) plc, a subsidiary of Leumi Group, has established a reputation as one of the leading foreign-owned banks in London. Offering a full range of corporate banking facilities, the Bank’s service is based on traditional values and personal relationships, assisted by the latest technology. Leumi UK is proud to have earned a reputation as a specialist bank that works hard to build long-lasting relationships with clients, while offering each individual the solution that is best suited to their needs.
Eli Katzav became CEO of Bank Leumi (UK) plc in August 2014 after spending over 30 years with the Bank’s parent company, Bank Leumi le- Israel, Israel’s leading banking group. He has held a range of senior roles including Head of Credit Risk for the Group’s Commercial Division and Deputy Head of the Commercial Division.
Regulatory info: Bank Leumi (UK) plc is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority