Assura taps into US debt market

The listed Warrington-based healthcare property investor and developer has raised £100m through agreements with Pricoa Capital Group and MetLife to issue unsecured 10-year loan notes.

Assura sets directors share targets

The primary healthcare landlord has granted share awards to Jonathan Murphy, finance director, and Andrew Darke, property director, tied to performance targets.

Assura ‘untouched by Brexit’

Assura acquired 30 medical centres for £65.4m in the first three months of its financial year and has a further £105m of acquisitions in solicitors' hands.

Newsquest signs for 10,000 sq ft

The newspaper group, whose titles include the Warrington Guardian, has agreed a 10-year lease with landlord DIB Partnership on 10,000 sq ft at 4 Cygnet Court on the edge of Warrington town centre.

Fred Done adds to Birchwood holdings

BE Group, acting on behalf of Frankel Brow, a company of Betfred’s Fred Done, has purchased Millennium Business Park in Warrington for £2.1m from an unnamed private vendor.

Illness forces Assura chief to resign

Graham Roberts has stepped down as chief executive of the Warrington-based healthcare property developer and investor to concentrate on his battle with cancer.