View more on these topics

Handley to launch Truestone Private Finance

Truestone Asset Management has appointed Ian Handley to launch its lending arm Truestone Private Finance.

Handley and his team will provide independent advice relating to investment property finance, residential mortgage borrowing, multiple property financing, loans, offshore finance and commercial and development finance.

He has over 25 years experience in the financial sector and began his career at Lloyds Bank in 1978, holding senior positions in both retail and commercial banking.

Between 1996 and 2001 he was group director of resources and commercial development at London First, where his principle responsibility was the maintenance and growth of private sector support.

Paul Szkiler, chairman of Truestone Asset Management, says: We are delighted to have Ian on board.

His wealth of experience in the private finance arena teamed with his skills in strategic planning, business development and financial engineering will play a major part in developing our private finance proposition.

Recommended

GMAC hits back at its B2L critics

GMAC-RFC has defended its new buy-to-let product following criticism from lenders and brokers over its overhanging early repayment charges.

Scotland tops 2006 for housing hotspot

Scotland proved the most popular destination for new home buyers in 2006, fuelling unprecedented price rises. Previously ranked as the second most affordable place to buy a new home in 2005, prices over the last year have experienced high growth, to make it the third most expensive place to buy a new home in 2006.Scotland […]

Rise will lead to more misery, says Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrat Party has hit out at the government in the face of the latest rate rise, arguing that 5.25% base rate will lead to more indebtness in the UKVince Cable MP, shadow chancellor for the Liberal Democrats, says: “The government has seemingly washed its hands of the whole problem of personal debt. “It […]

DCLG launches new housing agency

The government has unveiled proposals for a new agency to deliver regeneration and housing in a major shake-up of the way it supports the delivery of new homes and develops mixed, sustainable communities in England.The proposed agency – Communities England – will bring together the functions of English Partnerships, the Housing Corporation, and a range […]

HMRC helping to remove artificial gains

An investment bond offers investors certain tax advantages, one of which is the ability to take partial surrenders from the investment. This facility allows the policyholder to withdraw amounts up to 5% of the amount invested each policy year on a tax deferred basis, without incurring any immediate tax liability. This tax deferred allowance can […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up