Close Brothers Commercial Finance brings together a team of experienced finance specialists who understand the needs of businesses both large and small. The team is committed to bringing greater access to finance in the Irish market and supporting customers to achieve their goals through the creation of bespoke finance packages.
Ciaran McAreavey, CEO
Ciaran is the CEO of Close Brothers Commercial Finance and chairs the Executive Committees for the businesses which operate in Ireland. He joined Close Brothers in 2015 and is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in corporate finance, banking and financial services. Ciaran has held a number of senior leadership roles in the banking sector in the UK and Ireland where he led origination and relationship management teams in the areas of corporate banking, M&A, project finance and property finance. Ciaran also volunteers as a Non Executive Director on the board of a charity which focuses on developing and providing social and affordable housing in Ireland.