Century Capital debut into airport finance off to a flying start
Century Capital have just completed a highly complex and time sensitive financing for an UHNW, Monaco based client.
The client had exchanged with a several million deposit and was under notice to complete on the purchase of part of a private airport, with the goal of setting up a flying school there to train new commercial pilots and to store private aircraft.
Having run into significant complications attempting to raise funds from a residential asset in prime central London, Century stepped in at the 11th hour and were able to lend the balance required to complete, secured against the airport asset at 65% LTV, avoiding the client losing a sizeable deposit and the chance to acquire a highly niche and rare asset that they’d be unlikely to find again.
Paul Munford, CEO Century Capital said:
“This is a great example of Century’s outside the box, common sense-based approach to lending, landing a deal that the client had previously thought undoable and marks a great new lending relationship for us.
We are extremely pleased to have been able to help this client out of a difficult situation. This is a great demonstration of Century’s versatility and ability to deliver fast and flexible short- term finance”
Case Study: Belgrave Banger
Location: Belgravia, London
Property Value: £22,000,000
Loan Amount: £500,000
Loan Type: equity release
A Guernsey based company with the ultimate beneficiary being a dual Saudi/UK national required £500,000 via an equitable charge to complete a refurbishment on a 19th Century Grade II listed property in prime Belgravia.
With the refurbishment scheduled to complete in the 1st quarter of 2019 and 1st charge holder agreeing to advance further monies on completion, Century had their exit.
The loan was swiftly closed with all stakeholders working in unison.
Century Capital appoints Gareth Tormajer Regional BDM & Holly O’Brien Head of Marketing to join their Mayfair office
Gareth Tormajer Business Development Manager Regional South joins Century Capital.
With nearly 25 years’ experience in the financial service industry, predominantly undertaking Business Development Manager roles with IFA’s Gareth has worked within a B2C function as an IFA in Surrey. After obtaining Financial Adviser qualifications and CAS status. Over the years He has built up a network of nearly 1000 connections across southern England and south-east England including Central London and postcodes within the M25. He has a combination of property and finance experience and is first-hand to this marketplace.
Century Capital welcomes Gareth to Mayfair.
Holly O’Brien Head of Marketing to the Finance and Property Market joins Century Capital
With over 25 years in the industry, 16,200 LinkedIn connections Holly has become Linked – a – famous!
Her hand’s on integrated marketing leadership has proven success delivering brand awareness, targeted lead generation, management support, website exposure, integrated digital marketing trends, press exposure contributing significantly to the success of the company’s sales and marketing efforts.
Holly has worked in fast-paced entrepreneurial environments and confidently deals with ambiguity that is consistent with creation and development of new products or business ideas.
She is passionate about delivering the company’s profile to a higher market place, Century Capital are very excited to have her on board.