A Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland, Chris specialises in corporate finance and has more than 16 years’ experience providing transaction support services for private and public enterprises.
Chris has particular expertise and capability in transactions involving M&A, raising of finance, corporate restructures, share valuation, transaction support, re-financing and business valuations and financial due diligence.
Chris also supports RBK’s corporate restructuring team where he advises on strategy and provides business review, financial forecast modelling and debt restructuring services.
THE TREASURY HUB - OCTOBER 2019 REPORT 1.03 MB
This is the October 2019 issue of the Treasury Hub report, as we continue to bring you our regular Banking and Treasury Report as part of THE TREASURY HUB. This week has seen the release of the UK alternative view on how Brexit may happen. A general election before Christmas is almost a racing certainty now. The EUR/GBP exchange rate continues to ebb and flow with markets views on probabilities of a hard or soft Brexit. Short-term rates are trapped in low territory and look like staying there for the foreseeable future. Worries surrounding economic growth with no inflationary pressure has led to Eurozone longer-term interest rates also easing significantly in 2019.Download
The Treasury Hub - September 2019 Report 1.05 MB
This is the September 2019 issue of the Treasury Hub report, as we continue to bring you our regular Banking and Treasury Report as part of THE TREASURY HUB.As we head into autumn, the focus is firmly on Brexit and how it may play out. Over the summer, the main casualty was the EUR/GBP exchange rate. Section 5 of this month’s report focuses on Brexit. If your company hasn’t undertaken a Brexit impact assessment, then you are running out of time. Companies will commence work on their 2020 budgets soon and the backdrop to such preparation is largely negative at this point in time.Download
Sterling Update - 28 August 2019 376.19 KB
Boris Johnson to ask the Queen to suspend parliament from mid-September. Any prospects of a calm September and possible solution in that timeframe to the backstop has just disappeared.Download
The Treasury Hub - July 2019 Report 895.64 KB
This is the sixth Banking and Treasury Report of 2019 which we bring to you as part of THE TREASURY HUB. There has been a rapid fall off in interest rates in the main economic areas over the past two months, which is quite concerning for the macroeconomic outlook. The appointment of Christine Lagarde as ECB President is currently being assessed by the markets. GBP has weakened to EUR/GBP0.9000 and it is difficult to see anything other than GBP remaining weak for now.Download
The Treasury Hub - June 2019 Report 1.1 MB
This is the fifth Banking and Treasury Report of 2019 which we bring to you as part of THE TREASURY HUB. GBP has emerged as a risk again in the aftermath of the UK local and European elections. Euro interest rates have also heavily retreated over the past 4-6 weeks which is positive from a debt management perspective but negative on the economic outlook front.Download
The Treasury Hub - May 2019 Report 1.1 MB
This is the fourth Banking and Treasury Report of 2019 which we bring to you as part of THE TREASURY HUB. Brexit had disappeared off the agenda for a short spell but is back in vogue after the local elections in the UK. Interest rates remain remarkably low and static while the foreign exchange markets have been quiet ….almost too quiet!Download
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