Nama adviser had concerns over property sale 'wall of silence'

Brian Rowntree said a "wall of silence" surrounded the sale of Northern Ireland property loan portfolio
Brendan Hughes
A SENIOR Nama adviser has said that explosive claims of a £7m pay-off set aside for a Northern Ireland politician threaten the integrity of its entire operations. Brian Rowntree, a Nama advisory board member, said the allegations made in the Dáil came as an "absolute shock and a complete surprise". Last night he told The Irish News that there was a "wall of silence" at Nama surrounding sale of Northern Ireland property loan portfolio in 2014. The former head of the Housing Executive said he had felt "excluded" and expressed concerns but was told the matter was "commercially sensitive". He [...]

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