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17 November 2021 | Webinars | Article by Rowena Downie

Webinar: Do private placements work for housing associations? replay


The fourth session in our Build conference, Rowena Downie focuses on private placements.

Often considered quicker, more flexible and easier to arrange than traditional bank finance, an increasing number of housing associations are looking towards capital markets for their funding needs. Rowena Downie, Partner in our Banking team looks at what makes private placements attractive, how they work and what pitfalls there can be in the process so you can help select the approach that is right for your organisation.

Author bio

Rowena is a partner and works within the firm's banking team.  Her area of expertise includes real estate finance, acquisition finance, renewables finance, development finance and intercreditor arrangements. Some of her most notable clients include NatWest, HSBC Bank Plc, Hodge Bank, Metro Bank Plc, Lloyds Private Bank and the Development Bank of Wales (formerly Finance Wales). She regularly provides advice to these clients on all areas of banking.

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