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Centrus wins “Best External Professional Advisor” in housing sector awards

Centrus Partners Paul Stevens and Jonathan Clarke were recently on hand to pick up the award for Best External Professional Advisor at the recent Housing Association National Accountancy Awards. Although the “HANAAs” are the equivalent of the Oscars for housing finance professionals, the audience were fortunately spared any gushing and teary acceptance speeches from Paul or Jon. Host Giles Brandreth kept a tight rein on proceedings but shared the judges’ feedback, describing Centrus as a “clear winner” with “a strong track record on delivery and innovation”.

The award represents another important milestone for Centrus. Although we now advise clients across education, infrastructure, energy & utilities and commercial property, our roots remain firmly grounded in the housing sector and over the four years since we established the business, we have:

  • Undertaken almost 200 different assignments for more than 80 housing clients
  • Advised clients in relation to over £3bn of housing related financing transactions
  • Been recognised as the leading capital markets advisor to the housing sector
  • Established ourselves as the leading M&A advisor to housing associations
  • Supported clients on a range of innovative and ground-breaking financing transactions

Of course, none of this would have been possible without the continued support and custom of our housing clients and we would like to take this opportunity to express our thanks and gratitude for the relationships we have developed over the past four years and which we intend to nurture long into the future.