Corporate Finance Real Estate

Capital Markets & Advisory

Capital Markets

Channelling global capital into the Irish market

Equity, Recapitalisation & Joint Ventures

Structured capital partnerships

Debt Advisory

Senior debt, mezzanine & special sits financing

Debt Capital Markets

Rated and un-rated private placement & bond issuance

Direct Asset Investment Sales

  • Working with our global colleagues in Newmark Inc, we provide access for our clients to an unparalleled network of global real estate investors
  • Our reach extends globally to include private equity, pension, insurance and sovereign wealth funds, among others.
  • We tailor the asset sale process for each client by merging our investment banking and underwriting skills, investor connections, and capital markets expertise.

Equity, Recapitalisation & Joint Ventures

  • As a fully integrated financial services firm, we work with developers and investors to structure equity, JV and recapitalisation deals, among others.
  • Our teams collaborate with global investment firms, providing opportunities across the capital stack to suit investment risk appetite.
  • Our firsthand knowledge of investor requirements in a constantly evolving landscape enables us to define clear target groups for a given investment.
  • We broaden clients options by developing detailed bespoke financial appraisals and scenario analyses.

Debt Advisory & Structured Finance

  • We provide tailored debt advisory and structured finance solutions for investment holdings and developments. ​
  • Our debt processes are run globally to create competitive tension and secure best-in-class financing terms​.
  • Our diversified team provide strategic advice to asset owners and developers on implementation strategies tailored to optimise financing costs
  • As a Dublin-based CBI-regulated entity, we source equity and debt capital for smaller real estate projects through our domestic HNW, retail and Family Office network.

Debt Capital Markets

  • As Ireland’s longest standing domestic primary dealer of Irish Sovereign bond issuance, our DCM team trade investment-grade and corporate-rated bonds. ​
  • We structure deals to source investors for large-scale corporate debt issuance in rated, unrated, and high bond-yield market segments.
  • We also raise capital for SPV’s by utilising private placements or corporate bonds for real estate firms with significant holdings.
“We would like to commend Cantor Fitzgerald for the robust Capital Markets Sales process which they ran for Project Castle in 2021. Cantor, along with their colleagues in Newmark Inc. provided clear strategic advice and mobilised their exceptional global network to garner interest and offers from well-capitalised investment groups. Cantor’s team demonstrated commitment, professionalism, and expertise throughout the engagement adding significant value to the process. We look forward to collaborating with them again on future opportunities.”

Pat Crean, Marlet Property Group

“We’d like to acknowledge the excellent equity raise process which Cantor Fitzgerald’s real estate team ran for us on a recent commercial development project in Dublin. Cantor, in conjunction with their Newmark colleagues, took a strategic approach to underwriting the nuances of the deal and were proactive in bringing key investment groups to the table, which included several established international names, as well as others who were new-to-Ireland. Their team’s professionalism and expertise are reinforced by the strength and depth of their global investor network.”

James Ronan, Ronan Group Real Estate

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Conor McKeon

Head of Corporate Finance

Conor has in excess of 20 years’ corporate finance and investment experience. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald Conor worked for Ulster Bank Strategic Investment Group, Dolmen Corporate Finance and Davy Corporate Finance.

With extensive transaction experience, Conor has raised in excess of €500m in capital across various sectors and advised a number of public and private companies in M&A transactions and capital and restructuring solutions.

Conor holds a degree in Economics from UCD and a Diploma in Applied Finance.

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David Lawlor

Corporate Finance Director – Real Estate

David has over 16 years experience across the real estate and corporate finance industries. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, David worked as a Director with the O’Flynn Group in Dublin, leading strategy and forward-looking acquisitions.

Before returning to Dublin, David headed up Projects and Corporate Finance for Global Ideas, a HNW family investment office in Abu Dhabi and prior to this, managed the MENA region for a real estate consulting business.

David holds a degree in Engineering BA, BAI, and a diploma in Project Management from Trinity College Dublin as well as a number of executive qualifications from INSEAD.

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Cillian Doyle

Associate Director

Cillian has over 11 year’s experience in banking, private equity and real estate. Before joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Cillian worked as a senior manager with Quintain, where he led portfolio management while also being instrumental in transaction analysis and debt raising across the three landbanks totaling 9,000 units.

Cillian spent over five years with Hudson Advisors (Lone Star Funds), where he was involved in numerous large scale loan portfolio acquisitions and several successful securitisations.

Prior to these roles, Cillian also held finance positions in IBRC & KBC. He holds an MSc in Real Estate from University College of Estate Management (UK) and a Bachelor of Accounting & Business from TUD, as wells as accreditations from the Institute of Bankers and Harvard Business School.

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Andrew Lowe

Associate Director Corporate Finance

Andrew qualified as a Chartered Accountant from PWC in 2012. Prior to joining Cantor Fitzgerald, Andrew worked on numerous restructuring and advisory projects across a variety of sectors both within PWC as well as Ulster Bank’s Global Restructuring Group, with a particular focus on loan sale and asset sale transactions.

Andrew also holds an MSC in Finance from Smurfit Business School as well as a Bachelor of Business & Law from UCD.

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