Comment: Logistics assets can be a hidden source of fast and flexible capital

Logistics assets offer a stress-free way to free up capital when and as a company owner needs it, writes Mel Sutcliffe

In the first quarter of this year a total of nearly €180 million was invested in deals across the whole Irish logistics sector. Picture: Getty

The logistics sector in Ireland has professionalised and expanded in recent years. It’s an area that has attracted significant investor interest and as one of the largest logistics investors in the country at Quanta Capital we now have over three million square feet of assets under management.

That hasn’t happened overnight, and I started out life as a user of logistics when as managing director of Raleigh Ireland I became intimately familiar with the complexities ...