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  • John Hynes joins the Elkstone team
    John Hynes has joined Elkstone as Chief Financial Officer. He is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in private offices, property development and property asset management. He has worked for three significant family offices, most recently as Group Finance Director of the Hottinger Group, working in their international Family Office, Private Office and Investment Management businesses. Welcome to the team John!     ...Read more
  • Anne Jensen joins the Elkstone team
    Anne Jensen has joined the Elkstone team in the role of Executive Assistant to Alan Merriman. She brings extensive experience gained from previous roles with Opsona Therapeutics, the Irish Medical Council and Diageo. We are delighted to welcome Anne to our growing team!              ...Read more
  • Elkstone Women, Wealth & Leadership Event
    Special thanks to Anne Heraty, CEO of CPL Resources Ltd, for sharing her own investment journey and lessons learned along the way, in a fireside chat with Alan Merriman at our Women, Wealth & Leadership event last night.              ...Read more
  • Student accommodation projects are accounting for an increasing share of residential development activity
    Purpose Built Student Accommodation represents part of our real estate investment strategy at Elkstone, with a number of developments completed and currently underway. Read about some of the factors driving demand in this growth sector in the following recent Irish Independent news article.            ...Read more
  • Elkstone Supports Trinity Student Managed Fund
    Elkstone is delighted to support the Trinity Student Managed Fund Investment Conference taking place on Tuesday, 12th March. The impressive line-up of speakers includes: Meb Faber, John Tracey, Ann Prendergast, Joseph McCarthy, Kieran Bristow, Sean Crowe, Garvan McCarthy and Alan Merriman. Trinity Student Managed Fund (Trinity SMF) is the first student managed fund in Irish history. It comprises a real-life financial portfolio managed by a team ...Read more
  • Enterprise Ireland Startup Showcase
    The Venture team at Elkstone is attending the Enterprise Ireland Start-Up Showcase 2019 on Thursday, 14 February. This is the largest High Potential Start-Up event in the year, bringing together the many new companies which Enterprise Ireland has invested in during 2018. If you are attending, Declan Magee and Paddy Dillon would be delighted to meet you there at the Elkstone stand. For more information about this event please visit the following ...Read more
  • Elkstone Continues Sponsorship of HBAN Conference
    Elkstone is delighted to continue its sponsorship of the HBAN All-island Business Angels Conference taking place on 14 February at Powerscourt Hotel, Wicklow. The conference is designed to bring together new and existing business angels from across the island of Ireland to learn, network and collaborate. The theme of this years’ conference is “Angel investing is a Team Sport”. For further information about the conference visit the ...Read more
  • Join Our Team!
    Start your investment and wealth management career with Elkstone! This is your opportunity to start your career learning from an experienced, dynamic team in the areas of Family Office, Ventures and Real Estate. Applications are being accepted for Graduate and Summer internship opportunities. Click on the following link for further information and to apply for one of these roles.          ...Read more
  • Elkstone Christmas Business Hours
      Thank you to all of our clients and associates for your continued support this year. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous 2019! Elkstone offices are closed for the festive season and will reopen on Wednesday, 2 January 2019.  ...Read more
  • InterTrade Ireland Seedcorn Final Competition
    Congratulations to Dr. Brendan Boland of Loci Orthopaedics who was the overall winner of the InterTradeIreland Seedcorn Finals in Belfast on 22 November 2018. The Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition offers a total cash prize fund of €280,000 for early stage innovative companies that need funding to help their business take flight. Alan Merriman, Chairman, Elkstone Partners, was delighted to be on the judging panel for this competition. ...Read more
  • Ruth Skehan Joins the Clients Team at Elkstone
    We are delighted to welcome Ruth Skehan to the Clients team at Elkstone. Her extensive experience working in the Private Client and Wealth Management area in a number of firms will further enhance the service we offer our clients.        ...Read more
  • Paddy Dillon Joins the Venture Team at Elkstone
    We are delighted to welcome Paddy Dillon to the Venture team at Elkstone. As Venture Analyst, he will be working alongside Declan Magee, Head of Venture.        ...Read more
  • Padraig Owens, Real EstateCities see surge in student accommodation sector
    The purpose-built student accommodation (“PBSA”) sector has evolved from a small number of early participants, backed by private funding, to a fast-growing segment of the Irish real estate market, supported by international, institutional funds. The development of PBSA has also become an important component of government strategy to address the housing crisis. Activity in the PBSA sector has surged in the last few years, particularly in Dublin, ...Read more
  • Padraig Owens Speaks at “The Future of Beds in Dublin” Event
    Padraig Owens, a co-founder of Elkstone and head of the Real Estate team, was delighted to be speak at the commercial real estate event: “The Future of Beds in Dublin – Bright Outlook on Build to Rent and City Living”. The panel discussion provided interesting insights into Purpose Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) and Build To Rent (BTR) schemes. Pádraig Owens spoke about Elkstone’s experience in this sector. Elkstone ...Read more
  • Grant Thornton 5K Corporate Challenge
    Well done to everyone who participated in the Grant Thornton Corporate 5K Challenge on Wednesday, 5th September! Elkstone was well represented with three teams taking part this year – Pádraig Owens, Declan Magee, Dermot Fuller, Tanner O’Connell, Paddy Dillon, Simon English, David McGoldrick, Yura Kovalchuk, Paul Gorman, Aiden O Donnell, Eileen Mahon, and Mike Perrick.        ...Read more
  • Elkstone Supports Trinity Launchbox Summer Programme
    Well done to all of the participants in the Trinity Launchbox programme who pitched their business ideas to Elkstone this week in the second of two sessions over the Summer. Thank you in particular to Alison Treacy and Christine Butler for hosting the sessions. Pictured above are some of the participating teams, with Declan Magee, Yuriy Kovalchuk, and Paddy Dillon of the Venture team at Elkstone. LaunchBox is Trinity’s accelerator for ...Read more
  • Flipdish closes €2m Elkstone Led Funding
    Flipdish has closed €2m Elkstone led funding to transform online food ordering for restaurants. Flipdish builds, designs and operates own label food ordering apps and websites for restaurants and takeaways at a fraction of the cost of larger third party aggregators. Backing innovative people and early stage businesses is core to our venture investment strategy at Elkstone.  Pictured above L/R: Declan Magee, Venture, Elkstone; James McCarthyand ...Read more
  • Supporting Techies4templestreet
    Well done to everyone who took to the streets of Dublin today in a unique treasure trail in support of Temple Street National Children’s Hospital. Elkstone joined over 1,500 members of the Irish tech and business communities for a unique treasure trail, combining outdoor activities with digital media challenges whilst making an impact to the lives of sick children across Ireland. Elkstone participants included Ruairi O’Neill, Pádraig ...Read more
  • How Tech Business Can Secure Capital Funding-Video
    Elkstone was delighted to participate in a panel discussion in conjunction with Mason Hayes Curran. Niamh Bushnell of TechIreland chaired the discussion, and Peter Foley, CEO of LetsGetChecked provided an interesting insight into his direct experience of raising capital for his business, which recently secured $12m in funding.  Alan Merriman, Chairman of Elkstone Partners provided some interesting insights into how tech businesses can secure ...Read more
  • Sunday Business Post | Busy year for Elkstone with fresh venture investments and new hires
    Elkstone, the Irish wealth manager, has made 11 venture investments this year and beefed up its team with four new hires. Ruairi O’Neill, chief executive of Elkstone, said it was a busy year for the firm, which added a further 11 companies to its portfolio. “The Irish medical home testing kit business, Let’s Get Checked, which we funded during the year, successfully closed a series A round a couple of weeks ago raising $12 million,” O’Neill ...Read more