Century Capital and Peritus bolster teams

Century Capital and Peritus Corporate Finance have made new additions to their specialist finance teams.

Century Capital

Century Capital has appointed Chioma Amakulo as head of underwriting.

Chioma has over 10 years of experience in property finance and holds an MBA in project management and an MSc in strategic marketing.

Throughout her career, she has held senior positions at Santander, FBN Bank, Alternative Bridging Corporation, and Mint Property Finance.

“I received a very warm welcome from the vibrant, dynamic and highly experienced team at Century,” she said.

“I’m looking forward to the opportunities and challenges this new role will present to me, and am delighted to be part of a company with a strong reputation in the market and an excellent track record.”

Paul Munford, CEO at Century Capital, added: “This is a fantastic time for Chioma to join Century Capital as we enter into a new stage of sustained growth. 

“Chioma joining will boost the existing team and build on the extensive achievement of the company in the bridging space to date. 

“Her skill and strong network will be invaluable to our business at this important phase for the company.”

Peritus Group

Peritus Group has appointed Steve Thompson as a real estate finance consultant to its corporate finance team.

Steve, whose banking career spans over 33 years, has strong experience in funding investment and development transactions across the residential, office and retail asset classes in London, the Home Counties and the South East.

Throughout his career, he held roles at numerous financial institutions, including Barclays, Santander, Metro Bank and, most recently, OakNorth.

“After a long career in banking, I am delighted to be joining the successful and professional team at Peritus and look forward to the exciting challenge of an advisory role and working with our partners which will benefit my clients with a wider range of lending capabilities,” said Steve.

Darren Baker, CEO at Peritus Group, added: “Steve’s knowledge and expertise in real estate will strengthen the already strong team within Peritus.  

“With over 40 staff covering our corporate finance and private finance business, we are building a market leading platform where we want to be seen as best in class across all sectors.”

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