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As part of the capital market issue and loan restructuring process, the Group established a special purpose funding vehicle, Libra (Longhurst Group) Treasury plc, which was incorporated in May 2012 to facilitate (handle) these new borrowing arrangements.

Libra manages the treasury arrangements and associated security for the bond and new loan facilities on behalf of two of our member companies, L&H Homes and Spire Homes.

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
  • Karen Preece
  • Robert Griffiths