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Cogress opens office in Spain

Private equity firm Cogress has opened an office in Spain, citing increasing confidence in the country’s economy and job market. The company has appointed Diego Gormaz as a local partner alongside Mercedes Maza and Jack Sundt, who both come from a background in investment banking and real estate. View article

July 4 th, 2017|

Cogress completes £8.1m exit from Luxury Eaton Mansions

Cogress, the open private equity firm focused on property, has completed its third successful exit of 2017 and delivered significant returns for investors in the process. The company has sold its interest in Eaton Mansions near Sloane Square for £8.1m after it raised £1.7m equity on its platform for the development back in 2016, meaning early investors have secured as much as a 23% return over the duration of the project.

June 7 th, 2017|

Cogress completes third exit at £81m

“We’re really pleased to have achieved a double digit return for our investors with the sale of Eaton Mansions despite the slowdown in the luxury property sector.” Tal Orly, Cogress CEO

June 2 nd, 2017|

Housing Excellence Awards 2017 shortlisted

We are delighted that Cogress has been shortlisted for the 2017 Housing Excellence Awards!

April 28 th, 2017|

Cogress secures £2.5m for Warwick Square conversion in under four hours

Cogress is partnering with developer Asquith Spencer to convert a Grade II listed building, which overlooks the Warwick Square conservation area, from office space into five luxury apartments totalling over 5,600 sq ft. The developers have earmarked an April 2018 completion for the south-west London project which it hopes to sell on for £10m.

April 21 st, 2017|

£2.5m raised in under four hours for property conversion

Cogress has raised £2.56m in less than four hours to fund the conversion of a building in south-west London. The amount raised broke Cogress’ own record with investors expected to see a return on their equity in just 18 months.
April 21 st, 2017|

Your Thoughts: The Long-Term Impact Of Brexit

Despite finishing 2016 reasonably strongly, the outlook is bleak as the weak pound continues to push up inflation. The UK risk outlook is expected to deteriorate still further from the two downgrades made since the EU referendum, and although uncertainty looms, the immediate impact of the vote has already taken shape. But what about its impact in the long term?

March 7 th, 2017|

We need to talk about Brexit

Tal Orly, CEO & Co-Founder of Cogress, talks to Finance Digest about the UK’s economic and political changes over the past 12 months. Although Brexit has brought an overwhelming mood of uncertainty, Tal stresses that uncertainty doesn’t need to be synonymous to negativity. We live at a time of tremendous need for expertise.

December 8 th, 2016|

London festive focus

With the end of a topsy-turvy year in sight and 2016’s Christmas festivities, Tal Orly, Chief Executive Officer of Cogress, shares his thoughts on the year gone by in a candid interview with Bdaily – which businesses he admires the most and the biggest challenges companies faced in 2016 after the Brexit announcement.

December 7 th, 2016|

Autumn statement

Ahead of the first Autumn Statement Announcement, Bdaily canvassed the views of a selection of London businesses, including Cogress, to find out their thoughts on the matter. Tal Orly, CEO of Cogress, discusses the market’s resilience against Brexit-induced fears that have only exacerbated prolonged stagnation, and are further amplified by Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) measures. He goes on to say, that rather than providing a much-needed boost to the public coffers, the SDLT has led to an eight per cent decline in transactions, which has acutely impacted prime properties worth more than £1 million.

November 23 rd, 2016|

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