Head of Tax at VALAD Europe, Claire Treacy, gets the CFO job
Valad Europe, the leading diversified real estate investment manager, has announced the appointment of Claire Treacy as Chief Financial Officer.
In this role, Claire will be responsible for Valad Europe’s corporate finance functions, debt origination and ongoing management of the company’s finance operations across Europe. Prior to her promotion, Claire was Head of Tax and Risk at Valad for 10 years. During this time she was closely involved in the launches of the VEDF, V+ Germany, V+ Nordic, V+ Nordic 2 and Parc d’Activités funds, both during their establishment and in the acquisition phases.
Before joining Valad Europe, Claire was a Senior Tax Manager in KPMG’s Real Estate group, specialising in European fund structuring. She has a Degree in Economics and Mathematics from Trinity College, Dublin.
Commenting on the appointment, David Kirkby, Managing Director of Valad Europe, said: “Claire has been an integral part of the team for a number of years and throughout this time has demonstrated an exemplary track record supporting all of our major transactions. This appointment provides important continuity to our business as we embark on the next ambitious phase of our growth as part of Cromwell Property Group.”
Claire Treacy, newly appointed Chief Financial Officer at Valad Europe, said: “We have worked hard over the last few years to build a world-class investment management platform with an international network of capital partners. This is an exceptional opportunity to play a key role in the future expansion of the business.”
Valad Europe manages €5.3 billion of real estate assets and investment capacity across its 24 funds and mandates in Europe, comprising in excess of 400 assets and approximately 3,700 tenants, managed by local teams totalling 180 people in 22 offices and 13 European countries. –