Primera Capital is an Irish based real estate advisory and investment firm. We source capital, investment opportunities and provide strategic advice across a variety of asset classes.
When you engage Primera Capital, you will interact with the company's leaders, allowing you to directly gain from our extensive knowledge and experience.
Our management team has a proven track record in residential and commercial real estate investment and development across European markets, which enables us to provide the appropriate capital and strategic solutions for our clients.
Coming from private equity, family office and corporate banking backgrounds, we have a diverse professional skillset with a broad range of real estate and financial expertise. We have a shared passion for real estate finance and unlocking value for our clients.
Eugene has more than 20 years experience in real estate investment and financing in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe.
Eugene has experience across a broad range of asset classes, including residential, offices, retail and hotels and has a strong track record in deal sourcing, asset management and structuring complex transactions. Eugene previously spent 11 years working for Avestus Capital Partners (formerly Quinlan Private) as Director of Acquisitions.
Eugene is a chartered accountant having trained in KPMG’s corporate finance department.
Michael has over 20 years’ experience in financial services and real estate financing, having been involved in over €1 billion in development and investment financing. He headed up the Real Estate Origination section for Bank of Ireland Corporate banking. Prior to that he worked for Merrill Lynch and KBC Bank. Michael holds a degree in Finance and a Masters Degree in Economics.
John is an experienced real estate professional and previously held the position of Group Finance Director, for the Isle of Man based The Derwent Group, which has real estate assets across the UK and Ireland.
Prior to that, John worked at Director level with Avestus Capital Partners (formerly Quinlan Private) where he was the portfolio manager for the firm’s development assets across Central Europe. He was also heavily involved in investments across the firm, from hotel portfolio purchases, to office portfolios, to loan portfolios.
He trained with Deloitte, is a chartered accountant and holds a Masters in Information Technology.
Sourcing debt in the real estate market can be a daunting task and a workstream in its own right. As the real estate market becomes more volatile and increased interest rates negatively impact the viability of projects, funders are more selective as to what they will fund, and their criteria for advancing debt becomes more […]