Team

Vincent Regan

Vincent Regan (Chief Executive Officer)

Vincent Regan is CEO of Brendan Investments. He has extensive experience in all areas of property investment and development. Prior to setting up BIPM, Vincent was a Partner in Crowley McCarthy Accountants from 2005, was a Director with Deloitte (from 1999 to 2005) and a Revenue Auditor with the Irish Revenue Commissioners from 1982 to 1999.  He has experience of property syndicates and in particular investment and development in Germany, Ireland the UK and Portugal.

Vincent in his personal capacity has worked on projects with a gross development value of over €600m and has overseen in excess of €100m of investment primarily in the German market over the past 18 months.

Briefly the main projects which he has been directly involved in are as follows:

Ireland

  • €50m site purchase for residential development in prime Cork City location 2004 – 2009 (part on-going) with a GDV of €225m
  • €20m residential development sites throughout Ireland 2003 – 2009

Portugal – Algarve

  • €16m GDV, Apartment development in Lagos  2003-2009
  • €19m GDV, Apartment development in Olhas D’Aqua near Vilamoura 2005-2009
  • €100m GDV, 200 bed Hotel and 160 apartment development on F1 Motor Resort near Portimoa 2005-date
  • €25m GDV, Apartment development in Vale Do Lobo. 2004 – 2008

Germany

  • €9m Residential with some redevelopment of penthouse apartments in Hamburg
  • €1.5m Residential property in Hamburg
  • Acquisition of over €100m of residential and commercial property in Germany

Hugh O'Neill

Hugh O’Neill (Head of Property Acquisitions)

Hugh is a Chartered Accountant who worked with the Deloitte Corporate Finance group in Cork from 2001 to 2006, where he led a team responsible for sourcing, financing, developing and managing investment in foreign properties for individuals and syndicates. He has spent much of his time over the past 7 years living in Germany and investing in German property on behalf of clients. Over the last 18 months he has purchased over €100m of commercial property in the German market. He has worked throughout Germany and secured investments in Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Dusseldorf and Dresden. He has been involved in each stage of the acquisition and development process in the German market and has built up a significant contact base from his time spent in Germany.

 

Tina Wilke (Head of Property Management)

Tina is a German national and has worked with our firm for the past three years where she has been dealing with German agents, banks and property management companies. She is highly experienced in dealing with the day to day running of both residential and commercial properties and has spent a large part of the last 18 months focusing on the cost savings that can be made in the area of property management. She has delivered significant results in this area. A full profile for Tina is available on request.

BIPM also has a team of partners with which it works on a regular basis in Germany who have experience in property management, development and lease negotiation.

The directors of BIPM are supported by a diverse team of professionals who have experience in property throughout Europe. BIPM’s team includes native German and Hungarian speakers and qualified professionals who pride themselves on delivering a quality service to the company’s clients.  BIPM also has a network of consultants and partners who can deliver professional services in each aspect of property Investment and development throughout Europe. This team has been established and refined over several years of experience in Europe.

 

Non- Executive directors

Eddie Hobbs

Mr. Hobbs is a broadcaster and personal finance writer. He was a director of the National Consumer Agency and is the managing director of Financial Development & Marketing Ltd which is an authorized investment advisor under the Investment Intermediaries Act 1995. He has presented many financial TV programmes and is also author of a number of financial books. His business magazine You & Your Money has been a great success with over 30,000 readers per month. Visit Mr. Hobbs website at eddiehobbs.com

Dermot Flanagan SC

Mr. Flanagan is a well respected Irish barrister and has advised on various public and private developments and infrastructural projects in Ireland, including Spencer Dock, M50 motorway and the Strategic Development Zone in Adamstown, Co. Dublin. He has also been involved in property development in Portugal.