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First Citizen Finance raises €235 million to support lending programme through 2024
Thursday, 21 September 2023
First Citizen Finance, the non-bank lender led by Chris Hanlon, has raised over €235 million. First Citizen will use the proceeds to support its lending programme through 2024.
First Citizen Finance was set up in 2012 by former head of Permanent TSB Finance, Chris Hanlon. The company is a leading provider of Retail Financial Services including Car Finance, Agri Finance and CRE lending. First Citizen employs almost 100 people and provides a range of financial solutions across a diverse asset class.
Local Motor Dealers Announce Plans for a Letterkenny Motor Show this October
Friday, 9 June 2023
Eleven local Motor Dealers are delighted to announce that planning is well underway for a motor show to take place in the heart of Letterkenny this coming October. The one-day event will showcase the new vehicle range from local franchise motor dealerships, comprising of 20 marques. Its aim is to improve the new car buying experience by using one location to offer greater choice to customers and ease of access to a large range of cars. There will be over 80 different new vehicle models on display.
SETTING THE SCENE FOR SOUND FINANCIAL ADVICE
Thursday, 24 March 2022
For many of us the purchasing of a new or used car is one of the most significant financial transactions we will carry out during our lifetime. Deciding on how best to pay for this purchase can be a challenge. The questions can include: Should I use my own savings? Should I borrow some or all of the cost from my own bank or credit union? Is there a funding solution available at the dealership?
Farmhand Ltd. announces new strategic finance partnership with First Citizen Agri Finance
Monday, 7 March 2022
Farmhand Ltd. has announced the commencement of a strategic partnership with First Citizen Agri Finance. The aim of this partnership is to offer more finance options for Irish farmers purchasing machinery from Krone or Amazone.
How can I offer an asset finance solution to my customers?
Wednesday, 1 September 2021
As an Agri or Equipment supplier, you may be considering to offer your customers repayment options on your products. This is how First Citizen Finance can help your business.
'Finance of things' - A 30 year story...
Monday, 22 March 2021
While the company name First Citizen Finance might have been registered in October 2012, the story, management and success of this company spans over three decades. The company, born from an MBO during the chaotic days of the last recession, has proved it can stand on its own...