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Circle VHA’s modern finance approach targets accelerated delivery of social housing

20 Dec 2018

Circle Voluntary Housing Association has reached financial close on a new Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) with AIB Corporate Banking. This RCF is the first of its kind in the sector and will facilitate the rapid acquisition of social housing in Ireland.  The facility addresses a well-known issue in the sector in relation to timing, from initial […]

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Seasonal best wishes from the Centrus team

17 Dec 2018

At this time of year, it is important to live up to one of our core values, namely our commitment to support the communities around us. This Christmas, Centrus Communities is donating £1,000 to each of the three wonderful charities with which we have on-going relationships: Church Homeless Trust, the ISPCC and The Pedro Club. […]

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2nd UK TITAN User Day

20 Nov 2018

On the 24th October, Centrus and 3V Finance hosted our second UK TITAN™ Treasury User Day in London, with over 35 guests from 15 companies.  Conor O’Flynn and Terena Williams from the Centrus Analytics team an Alexis Paulet from 3V Finance presented the latest developments and releases on the TITAN™ platform which will further enhance […]

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Shine a Light 2018 – Sleeping rough to raise funds for the homeless families in Ireland

6 Nov 2018

On the 12th October 2018, Jason Murphy and Mark Taheny,  members of the Centrus Dublin team participated in the ‘Shine A Light’ fundraising event which took place at The Law Society, Blackhall Place to raise much needed funds for Focus Ireland. This was Jason Murphy’s, MD for Centrus in Ireland, second year taking part in […]

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Centrus expands investor coverage with new hire

19 Oct 2018

Centrus is pleased to announce that Maria Goroh has joined the business as a Director. Operating across Centrus’ three business units, Corporate Finance, Analytics and Investment Management, Maria will play a key role in co-ordinating our existing investor relationships as well as expanding our coverage capabilities within the UK & Ireland and internationally. Across these […]

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Corporates and Pension Schemes roundtable: The illusion of risk?

12 Oct 2018

On the 10th October, Centrus, Pinsent Masons and Law Debenture jointly held a roundtable discussion “Corporates and Pension Schemes – the Illusion of Risk?” Participants included Treasurers and CFOs from leading utility and infrastructure companies such as Yorkshire Water and Liberty Global, as well as company pension scheme trustees and pension professionals from UK Power […]

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Centrus advises Red Funnel on the lease financing of Red Kestrel

1 Oct 2018

Red Funnel, the Southampton to Isle Of Wight ferry operator has ordered a new roll on-roll freight ferry, to be named Red Kestrel. Centrus acted as financial advisor to Red Funnel and arranged the lease financing of Red Kestrel. This is the second vessel this year on which Centrus has advised Red Funnel in arranging […]

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Centrus expands rail expertise with Rob Minter hire

27 Sep 2018

Centrus is pleased to announce that Rob Minter has joined its growing Transportation advisory team as an Assistant Director.  Rob will play a key role in building upon the success of the team with a particular focus on the rail industry where the Centrus team has a market leading reputation in advising on the financing […]

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Round table discussion: Closing the Acorn Housing financing and the future funding of social housing

13 Aug 2018

In December 2017, Oaklee Housing, advised by Centrus and ByrneWallace, completed a €50 million financing with Nord/LB to acquire 250 social houses over the course of the next two years. In order to deliver the financing structure, Oaklee created a new special purpose vehicle, Acorn Housing which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Oaklee, and […]

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Centrus advises on innovative £200m early financing of Mutual Energy’s Gas to the West project

7 Aug 2018

Centrus is pleased to announce that financial close has been reached on the c.£200m financing of Mutual Energy’s ‘Gas to the West project’ in Northern Ireland. The project is an extension of the gas network in Northern Ireland to Coalisland, Cookstown, Derrylin, Dungannon, Enniskillen, Magherafelt, Omagh and Strabane. Mutual Energy, a mutual company, was founded […]

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