Former NAMA Retail Property Advisor launches retail asset management company

Pictured: Neil Bannon (left) and Marcus Wren (right)

Marcus Wren, former Senior Retail Property Advisor with The National Asset Management Agency (NAMA), has opened Ireland’s only specialist retail asset management company.

Sigma Retail Partners will provide a wide range of retail asset management services and expert advice to banks, private owners and national and international investors.

Mr. Wren left NAMA in early October and throughout his time there he played a key role in managing NAMA’s vast portfolio of retail assets. He worked with hundreds of retailers and owners many of whom were experiencing significant difficulties due to the collapse in the Irish economy.

Marcus Wren has over 20 years experience in the retail property sector. Prior to joining NAMA he was a co-founder and Director of Bannon, one of Ireland’s most successful commercial property firms with particular expertise in the retail property sector.

Neil Bannon of Bannon is also a co-founder and Director of Sigma Retail Partners and brings with him 25 years of retail asset management and property management experience. Mr. Bannon played a key role in the design, letting and asset management of many of Ireland’s prominent retail developments including Dundrum Town Centre, the most successful shopping centre in the country.