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Specialists in flexible funding solutions for a wide range of Professions

Finance specialists to the Professions

Braemar Finance is an established direct provider of finance to the professions, offering a range of flexible funding options designed to help your business succeed. Our finance solutions are available to the accountancy, dental, funeral, legal, medical, optical, pharmacy and veterinary sectors within the Republic of Ireland. We specialise in providing equipment finance, IT and office solutions, shopfitting and business vehicles.

We work alongside multiple suppliers allowing you to concentrate on your daily business. With quick decisions from our in-house underwriters our finance solutions are designed to make any purchase as easy as possible.

Known in the industry for our customer service and commitment to long-term relationships, our experienced team offer a speedy and personal service.

LeasingWorld Awards 2018 winner

We are proud of our people

Behind our continued success is an experienced and dedicated team.  With a friendly and professional approach, we provide a first class service.

Aileen Boyle, Managing Director

Aileen Boyle is the Managing Director of Braemar Finance. She has spent the majority of her working career in the business, initially joining as part of a small support team that quickly helped establish Braemar Finance as one of the main providers of finance for the professions in the UK.

Aileen, who also played a key role in ensuring a seamless transition following the acquisition of Braemar Finance by Close Brothers in 2000, is a strong advocate of employee-driven customer service and believes everyone has a role to play in putting the customer at the heart of what Braemar Finance does. A keen art enthusiast and traveller, Aileen enjoys spending time with close family and friends.

Aileen Boyle

Braemar Finance Republic of Ireland team

Lorraine Blake

Area Sales Manager

Republic of Ireland


An accomplished senior business and relationship development executive, Lorraine has over 20 years commercial experience in the asset finance sector, holding key senior commercial positions in a range of customer facing roles at a number of high-profile organisations.

Gail Cormack

Area Sales Manager

Northern Ireland


Gail has been with Braemar Finance for 18 years and has been part of their journey in the professions market, working with dentists, opticians, vets, accountants and of course the legal profession.  Gail will work closely with a business to understand their individual needs and the challenges they face in order to tailor the finance solutions to suit.

Simon Norman

Business Development Director


Simon joined Braemar Finance in 2012, and brings over 20 years of experience in the medical and professions sectors serviced by Braemar Finance. As the Business Development Director for the company his role includes overseeing the Business Development Team which focuses on equipment supplier and introducer partnerships.

We are part of Close Brothers Group plc

Close Brothers is a leading UK merchant banking group providing lending, deposit taking, wealth management services and securities trading. We employ over 3,700 people, principally in the UK. Close Brothers Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250.

At Close Brothers, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all our colleagues can thrive. Our aim is to ensure that all our colleagues feel proud to work for us, in an organisation where they are valued and respected.

Visit our Group website to find out more about diversity and inclusion