Cardinal Capital Group

The leading provider of alternative capital in Ireland

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About Us

Cardinal Capital Group UC (Cardinal) is Ireland’s most active specialist provider of alternative capital successfully executing over 40 private equity and real estate finance transactions worth €1.75bn in the last four years.

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Private Equity

The Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund (CCI) is a joint venture between Cardinal and the Carlyle Group to invest in growing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and mid-market businesses in Ireland.

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Real Estate Finance

The WLR Cardinal Mezzanine Fund (WLR Cardinal) is a joint venture between international investor WL Ross and Cardinal.

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Cardinal is a direct investor in the Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Fund and the WLR Cardinal Mezzanine Fund. In addition, Cardinal may direct its own capital to transactions falling outside the remit of these two funds.

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