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Libra (Longhurst Group) Treasury plc was incorporated in May 2012 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Longhurst Group established as a special purpose vehicle to issue debt and act as Loans Manager for capital market debt and Group bank facilities.

Libra issued £250.0m secured bonds in August 2012*.

Libra manages the treasury arrangements and associated security for the bond and new loan facilities on behalf of the Group.

*London stock exchange

Libra is chaired by Clive Barnett. Clive is also a member of Longhurst Group’s board and has 20 years’ experience of the social housing finance market and was the former Head of Housing Finance with RBS.

Board members:

  • Alan Lewin
  • Daniel Elkins
  • Hilary Lindsay
  • Robert Griffiths