Captima Acquires Specialist BTR Consultancy

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Captima Acquires Specialist BTR Consultancy

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Captima has announced the acquisition of Grafton Residential, a specialist Build-To-Rent (BTR) and Alternative Asset Advisory Company from Doherty Baines. Robert Nelson and Niall Crowley become Directors of newly created Cap Real Estate based in London.

Robert Nelson, former Executive Director and head of Doherty Baines’ Alternative Capital Markets team, together with Niall Crowley, a former Director of Grafton Residential, will lead Cap Real Estate and provide a specialised range of services within BTR and other Alternative Residential sectors, with a significant pipeline of opportunities across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Rob Nelson commented “We are very excited to be working with Captima and continue to provide comprehensive specialised services in the dynamic BTR sector. There is a significant amount of capital chasing opportunities and with our track record, we are well placed to assist developers and investors alike.”

Mark Watson, Director of Captima commented “This acquisition is undoubtedly fantastic timing and adds significant impetus to our expansion and long term strategy. We welcome Rob and Niall to lead this initiative, with further appointments to follow shortly.”

Cap Real Estate is in a near unique position within the BTR and other Alternative Sectors to deliver tailor-made solutions through the development lifecycle. Services include site origination, acquisition support, planning and building design optimisation, acquisition and development funding and exit planning.

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