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Clarke Willmott LLP

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Fraser MacRae

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Clarke Willmott LLP

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Social Housing


Fraser MacRae is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Cardiff Social Housing team specialising in funding in the social housing and education sectors.

London: Real estate

Social housing: finance

Within: Leading individuals

Fraser MacRae - Clarke Willmott LLP

Within: Social housing: finance

The Cardiff-based team at Clarke Willmott LLP¬†provides ‚Äėcommercial and practical advice‚Äô informed by ‚Äėextensive housing sector knowledge‚Äô. Finance and securitisation head Vicky Kells¬†advised Optivo on the due diligence and charging aspects of the refinancing of its ¬£450m syndicated loan facilities as part of the merger between AmicusHorizon and Viridian Housing. Kells is also advising a subsidiary of a Welsh registered provider on the acquisition and development financing for a mixed-tenure residential development. On the lender side, Fraser MacRae¬†acted for Triodos Bank in relation to the provision of a mixed-term and revolving credit facility to Cardiff Community Housing Association. Additional clients include L&Q and GreenSquare Group.

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Wales: Real estate

Social housing

Within: Social housing

Benefiting from 'vast industry knowledge', Clarke Willmott LLP provides 'practical and commercial advice' to an impressive roster of housing associations and lenders including United Welsh Housing Association, Taff Housing Association and Principality Building Society. The team is particularly noted for its 'excellent reputation' for handling financing within the sector where both Fraser MacRae and Vicky Kells provide 'practical and knowledgeable advice'.  Both lawyers recently advised Principality Building Society on the provision of a £20m term loan to the Welsh Housing Partnership 2. Bethan Evans is also recommended.

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