Tetrarch Capital names new director of investment

Gillian Curran appointed to commercial real-estate acquisitions role

Gillian  Curran: she  was previously head of asset-backed securities at Canadian investment firm Canaccord Genuity

Gillian Curran: she was previously head of asset-backed securities at Canadian investment firm Canaccord Genuity

 

Irish investment group Tetrarch Capital has appointed Gillian Curran as director of investment with responsibility for commercial real-estate acquisitions.

Ms Curran was previously head of asset-backed securities at Canadian investment firm Canaccord Genuity. She also worked at US hedge fund ZAIS Group, Landesbank Berlin and Bank of Ireland in a variety of investment, property and credit-related roles.

Ms Curran joined Tetrarch in April 2014. She has focused on supporting new acquisitions and investments made by the firm, including the purchases of the Mount Juliet resort in Kilkenny, the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, and its disposal of the Marker Residences in Dublin to Ires REIT for €50.1 million.

Commenting on the appointment, Tetrarch Capital’s managing director Michael McElligott said: “I am delighted to announce Gillian’s appointment as a director at Tetrarch, which helps strengthen our rapidly growing team.

“With over €450 million in assets under management, Tetrarch is now among the most significant homegrown property investment firms in the country, and we continue to seek out further opportunities.”

Founded in 2011, Tetrarch employs 25 people directly. It has assets under management of about €450 million, and a hospitality and hotel portfolio that employs more than 1,500 staff.

Other assets in the group include the Powerscourt Hotel in Enniskerry and the Marker Hotel in Dublin.