Irish arm of investment fund behind controversial bid for 115 Maynooth homes to appoint liquidator

Round Hill Capital, which attempted to bulk buy homes in Mullen Park housing estate, has cast doubt over its future investment plans in Ireland

Round Hill Capital’s Irish portfolio holds around 200 residential units and 1,400 student beds. It attempted to snap up 115 homes in Mullen Park in 2021. Picture: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Round Hill Capital, a London-based fund that planned to invest €1 billion into Ireland’s housing market, is expected to appoint a liquidator to its Irish entity next week.

The move by the British fund, which was involved in a controversial deal to bulk buy 115 homes in a Maynooth housing estate in 2021, has cast doubt over the firm’s future investment plans in Ireland.

No job losses are expected as a result of the liquidation, ...