Who we are
ACDS Consultants Limited was formed in 2005. The Company assists business owners to source all aspects of Commercial Finance. This covers trading company overdraft facilities, property loans, leasing and invoice finance facilities.
The Company was formed by Ajeet Karandikar who has 20 years experience as Commercial Relationship Manager within HSBC Bank PLC. Ajeet’s experience at HSBC covered the full spectrum of banking roles. He was involved in looking after PLC companies within Corporate Banking, spent time in the bank’s internal Credit Department with responsibility for assessing lending proposals from 70 branches and also ran a mini area of three branches within Birmingham.
ACDS maintains excellent relationships with a network of banks, building societies, bridging and invoice finance companies as well as many of the new companies in the alternative finance market.
ACDS Consultants Limited have assisted a number of companies with negotiations with their existing banks, preparing plans and forecasts to ensure continued support from the bank. Contact us for a free initial discussion to see how we can help your business.
In 2015 ACDS won ‘Trading Business Introducer of the Year’ from Lloyds Bank.
Steve Long has joined forces with Ajeet in May 2017. Steve and Ajeet have known each other for nearly 30 years having joined Midland Bank (now HSBC) around the same time. Steve has over 25 years experience as a Commercial Banker in 3 banks delivering a variety of funding solutions to clients across the UK.
Steve has maintained a strong client and professional introducer base from whom he receives most of his business recommendations. He enjoys providing clients a service that exceeds expectation.
Steve is married with 4 children and a trustee with an elderly care charity, he enjoys going to live music events and a variety of sports.