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Key role for boom-era developer Barrett in €100m Chinese Goodbody bid07th February 2018

Richard Barrett of Bartra Capital Group now spends much of his time in Shanghai.

Boom-era property developer Richard Barrett has helped broker a Chinese suitor’s €100m tilt for Goodbody Stockbrokers, the Irish Independent understands.

Mr Barrett, who co-founded the now defunct Treasury Holdings property empire alongside Johnny Ronan, has recently forged back into the Irish market with his rapidly expanding €1.2bn investment vehicle, Bartra Capital Group, but spends the majority of his time in Asia.

The Irish Independent understands the Mayo native, who has been an on-off Shanghai resident for over 13 years, fostered talks between the Chinese investor and Goodbody. That role has been confirmed by multiple market sources.

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