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Barret returns: the developer's €2bn plan revealed

Businessman behind massive bet on Irish recovery

13th December, 2015
Richard Barrett, co-founder and shareholder with new fund Bartra Capital Picture: Fran Veale

A new investment fund founded by former Treasury Holdings co-founder Richard Barrett is backed by some €2 billion.

Bartra Capital, which is to invest in Irish housing, healthcare and renewable energy, has backers that include large sovereign wealth funds from Asia, the Middle East and Norway as well as family wealth, insurance and pension funds. Barrett’s own capital investment is thought to be substantial.

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