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Wigan Acquisitions Kft.

Business Consulting

Wigan Acquisitions Kft.

Hungary - Budapest,
Budapest
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Office:

36-20-540-1640

Address:

Magyar utca 28/5
Hungary - Budapest,
Budapest

Wigan Acquisitions Kft.

 

1. INTRODUCTION

Who we are
Wigan Acquisitions is a family office specialising in pan-European property investments, asset management and private equity fund-raising.

What we do
Wigan Acquisitions targets mainly off-market opportunistic real estate investments across Europe, such as prime-located income-producing retail assets, hotels, commercial and distressed property.

The company raises capital to invest in opportunistic ventures and private equity funds.

 



2. FAMILY OFFICE INVESTMENTS

Why we’re different
As a family office, Wigan Acquisitions targets opportunistic principal investments, whilst remaining focused on longer-term capital growth and preservation.

The company is unique in its ability to focus on specialised investment opportunities, whilst simultaneously leading the market in fresh capital-raising mandates on a pan-European basis.

Where we specialise
Primarily focused on pan-European real estate investments and capital-raising, Wigan Acquisitions remains committed to its family origin in the United Kingdom, combined with having an office in Central Eastern Europe for being best placed to specialise in regional off-market investment sourcing, venture capital and private equity fund-raising.

 



3.  TRACK RECORD

Latest completed mandates

 

  • Capital-raising at the shareholder and individual project level for Central and Eastern Europe's largest privately owned development company
  • Private client investor introductions to an ex-Yugoslav naval port privatised into a leading international marina, residential and hotel development
  • Acquisition of prime located income-producing supermarket stores and retail assets across Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and Romania on behalf of a US pension fund's Central European regional platform
  • Sourcing of distressed debt work-out investments across Central and Eastern Europe for a real estate private equity-backed fund
  • Capital-raising for FTSE 250 company, leading bank of the Caucuses by assets, loans, deposits and equity. Listed on the LSE since 2006 with 20% ROE, 20% Tier 1 and 20% growth. Private and institutional investor introductions for fixed-income investments
  • Strategic advice for the sale of an English country estate, described as the 'most beautiful house in England'
  • Private equity capital-raising introductions for a start-up global macro systematic hedge fund
  • Capital-raising for a branded accommodation, hospitality and entertainment business based in Budapest, Hungary

Current Projects

 

 

 

Patrick Wigan – MD, Investments & Capital-Raising

Over 10 years of professional experience working across Europe, including CEE-based project developments and principal investments, debt work-out deal origination and independent capital-raising. Responsible for Wigan Acquisitions group management, investment deal sourcing, execution and private equity capital-raising

 

Emily-Claire Wigan – Company Director, PR

UK and Central & Eastern Europe-focused corporate PR, events and brand management

 

Charlie Wigan – Director, Media & Communications

Consultant to a leading UK-based communications agency specialising in client development and project management

 

Georg Cadbury – Advisor, Emerging Markets

CEO of a UK-based physical commodity brokerage, and head of European operations for a company that specializes in commodity finance and the procurement of precious metals and stones, oil and gas. Previous roles in the hedge fund community, including investment management, operations, compliance and asset raising, and was responsible for the first UCITS dedicated hedge fund platform in Ireland

 

Doug HardmanDirector, European Acquisitions

Co-founder of RCapital, an international investment and development company focused on structuring and delivering major commercial and residential tower developments in key global gateway cities. Past work with pan-European private equity investors, Head of CEE and then CMEA Investment for DTZ and senior partner at Cushman & Wakefield, EMEA Capital Markets

 

Will Clothier – Regional Director, CEE

Co-founder and Director of the Brody House Group, a leading innovative and growing Budapest-based hospitality, lifestyle and property business. Past work including telecoms start-up, innovating in mobile and internet technology

 

Grant Boyd-Gibbins – Advisor, Hungary & Croatia

Highly experienced real estate private investor and developer, active across CEE since 1995. Managing director of local level entities in Hungary and Croatia, focused on individual project and portfolio risk assessment, value engineering and execution. Past projects include developing the landmark 'Dorottya Udvar' A-category office project in Budapest, Budapest city centre mixed-use developments, and pioneering Croatian residential investments

 

George Kegl – Associate Director, European Acquisitions

Native German and fluent in French, English, Italian, Hungarian and basic Russian with a long track record in PR + Event activities across Europe with a strong international network of client relations and in the property sector. Part of a family office he has been involved in the acquisition and management of assets across Continental Europe for over 15 years

 

James Watts – Associate Director, UK Acquisitions

Part of a leading UK property acquisition firm, providing straight forward, commercially sound and objective property investment advice. Past work for leading strategic headhunting, search and selection firms across global financial markets

How to contact us

For further information, please contact us directly. Wigan Acquisitions welcomes the opportunity

to work with:

  • Principals (and key representatives) with capital to invest,
  • Owners with assets to sell across Europe, and
  • Parties seeking to raise private equity and venture capital.

                                

Central European registered office

Wigan Acquisitions Kft.

Magyar utca 28/5

1053 Budapest

Hungary

 

E: pw@wiganacq.com

T: +36 20 540 1640

W: wiganacq.com

 

 

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