Bankrolling the movie business

Standard Chartered is offering producers the finance to make more movies in the region.

Banking isnÆt usually considered a sexy business. Movies and television, most people would say, are sexy industries.

So you might say Lee Beasley is a lucky banker, as head of media and entertainment client relationships for Standard Chartered, he is basically a banker for the stars, and so therefore, by proxy, heÆs involved in a sexy industry.

Except the nitty gritty isnÆt all that exciting after all û essentially he offers a variant of receivables financing for movies û and...

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