Key People


Ciaran McNamara

Ciaran McNamara is co-founder and Managing Director of Signature Capital Limited. He was previously a director of Investec Bank (Ireland) Ltd and Gandon Capital Markets plc and has 25 years’ experience in Investment Banking and Real Estate Investment. He is a civil/structural engineering honours graduate of University College Dublin.

Enda Woods

Enda Woods is a co-founder and Managing Director of Signature Capital Limited. He was previously Head of the Property Investment division with Investec Bank (Ireland) Ltd. Based mostly in Germany; Enda has over 20 years of experience in financing and structuring UK, US and European Real Estate investments. He is a graduate of University College Dublin and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Laurence Doyle

Laurence Doyle is the Group Finance Director. He joined Signature Capital in 2008 and has over 20 years of international experience in the real estate sector. Laurence is a qualified accountant and holds a Bachelors and a Masters Degree from University College Cork. Laurence previously worked as Financial Controller of Treasury Holdings Ireland.

Richard Donnelly

Richard Donnelly has been with Signature capital since 2006 and is head of Investor Relations and Capital Raising. He previously worked with KBC Private Bank and holds a BA in Mathematics & Economics and an MSc in Investment and Treasury from Dublin City University. He is also a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA).

Tom O’Connor

Tom O’Connor is a non-executive director of Signature Capital Limited. He is a consultant in the Commercial Property Department of Maples and Calder Solicitors and was formerly Head of Commercial Property at A&L Goodbody. He is widely recognised as one of the most experienced practitioners in his field with an extensive network of clients and intermediaries both in Ireland and overseas and is frequently cited in various international publications as one of Ireland’s leading and best known real estate lawyers. He is Director and Chairman of H & M Hennes & Mauritz (Ireland) Limited, a director of AIB MT Fund Asia Pte. Limited and a director of the University College Dublin Foundation. He is also Chairman of the Friends First Property Advisory Committee. Tom is a graduate of University College Dublin with a Bachelor of Civil Law Degree.

Alan Hynes

Alan Hynes is a Senior Consultant focussed on Irish and UK transactions and asset management. Alan has spent most of his career working in real estate investment. He has extensive experience in identifying, acquiring and asset managing commercial property investments across the UK and Europe. Alan holds an honours degree in Business & Finance.


Arnd Leinemann

Arnd Leinemann is the Managing Director of Signature Capital Germany. He has 25 years of experience in Commercial Real Estate. Prior to Signature Capital, Arnd was the Managing Director of Redevco Germany with assets under management of €1.4 billion. Prior to that Arnd was the Director of Property & Operations at Lidl based in London. Arnd holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Southern Colorado, USA.

Denis Dolch

Denis Dolch is the Head of Asset Management of Signature Capital in Germany. He has a degree in business administration and more than 10 years of asset management experience with a focus on the retail and office sector. Before joining Signature Capital in 2017, Denis worked for three years as a Director in the asset management team of Redos Real Estate GmbH in Hamburg. In this role, he was responsible for a shopping centre portfolio of more than €500 million. Prior to that, Denis worked for six years at Goldman Sachs Realty Management GmbH (former Archon Group Deutschland GmbH) in Berlin.

Frederick Hönemann

Frederick Hönemann joined the Signature Capital Group in 2011 as a Property Manager (IHK). Since July 2014, Frederick has been working for Signature Capital GmbH as a Senior Investment Manager within the Acquisitions Team. He has extensive experience in commercial real estate asset management and investment property transactions. Frederick works for Signature Capital GmbH as Head of Transactions.

Sebastian Höffken

Sebastian Höffken is Head of Development and Sustainability. Previously, Sebastian worked with Shore Capital in Berlin as an Asset Manager concentrating on the development of office and residential projects across the city. Sebastian worked with EPR Architects in London for seven years on projects including luxury apartment schemes and new office and hotel developments. Sebastian holds a MSc in Real Estate Investment & Finance from the Henley Business School at the University of Reading.

Minh Hoang

Minh Hoang joined the firm in 2020 and is our Head of Construction and Development. He was responsible for the recent new developments in Berlin-Kreuzberg and Mitte and for securing building permits for extensions to properties and a new residential scheme. He has more than 10 years of experience in commercial real estate development and holds a M.Sc. in Structural Engineering.

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