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Centrus expands Residential & Real Estate coverage with two new hires


Corporate Finance firm Centrus has announced the arrival of two new Directors as it expands its reach into the Residential & Real Estate sectors. Coming from senior roles at TradeRisks and JCRA respectively, John Coleman and Sam Goldman come to strengthen and expand the expertise of the team. We are very pleased to offer clients with an even deeper and wider knowledge base.

The Residential & Real Estate team provides corporate finance advisory services to more than 100 organisations spanning housing associations, developers, PRS & build-to-rent operators, care providers, local authorities and financial institutions/sponsors. In the current year Centrus has advised on circa £2.5bn of funding across 25 transactions.

Sam Goldman is an experienced corporate finance professional, having spent over 12 years working in banking and advisory roles. Coming from a senior role at JCRA, his experience has covered a range of sectors and transaction types in the UK and Australia, including public bond, private placement and banking deals, as well as credit rating advice. Sam has extensive experience in providing debt, derivative and treasury advice to clients in the housing, care and education sectors. Sam studied Law and Economics at the University of Sydney.

John Coleman joins Centrus from TradeRisks to expand our coverage of a broader range of residential sectors, where we see increasing levels of activity and related financial advice and capital raising. John has advised on the financing for acquisitions and developments across a range of residential asset classes. In his previous role he worked on more than £1bn worth of transactions within student accommodation, healthcare and affordable housing.

Both new Directors will report to Paul Stevens, Head of Residential.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Paul Stevens, Head of Residential, said: These appointments further underpin the high quality services we provide to existing clients and expand our reach into closely aligned sectors. The fact that we are able to attract such high calibre individuals to join Centrus is a clear demonstration of our strengths and commitment to clients. We are delighted to have Sam and John on board.

This is how the new Centrus Residential & Real Estate team looks like: