About Us

Cardinal Capital Group (Cardinal) is a specialist provider of alternative capital directing private equity capital, real estate mezzanine finance and alternative lending to a broad range of business sectors including technology, food, healthcare, financial services and real estate.

Founded in 2003, Cardinal is an innovative investment firm that invests its own capital alongside international institutional investors to support entrepreneurs, corporate management teams, real estate investors and developers.

Cardinal has an extensive client base of institutional investors including domestic and international sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, endowments, global public and private pension funds, family offices and insurance companies.

The Cardinal team consists of experienced professionals with a proven track record, internationally and domestically, of investing in and assisting the development and growth of companies, having managed and invested in global businesses operating across a broad range of sectors including establishing and leading Zurich Capital Markets, IIU and NCB as well as investing in Bank of Ireland, technology (AMCS, Fenergo, Baltimore Technologies, Morrigan Partners, Payzone), healthcare (Helix Health), food (Lily O'Brien's, Carroll Cuisine) infrastructure (London City Airport, Tynagh Energy), and business services (Unidare, Intuition).

Cardinal is leading the long overdue structural changes to the Irish financial landscape through its innovative provision of equity and debt capital.

Cardinal Capital Group UC is authorised as an alternative investment fund manager and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.