Building on past successes, Dolphin Capital GmbH strives to cement its place as the top real estate developer in Germany. With Dolphin International continuously pushing new boundaries and promoting Dolphin Capital GmbH’s various projects, the group has now been able to take on more ambitious and significant projects. Over the years, the reach of the group has transcended beyond Germany, UK and Ireland and into Asia. The next stage is to further explore the opportunities in the rest of Europe and North America.
In addition to the refurbishment of listed buildings in Germany, Dolphin Capital GmbH also has also a stellar track record in building brand new condominiums and apartments. Dolphin Capital Asia aims to start launching these projects and bring on board a variety of German Real Estate investments to their respective focus regions. With this continuous innovation and results, Dolphin Capital maintains its strong branding and looks set for a steady expansion in the region.
Following the rapid developments and immense reception in Singapore, Dolphin Capital Asia is highly focused on building a transparent, secure and an infallible track record in Asia. We seek to expand our sales and operations to the rest of the region and develop marketing partnerships throughout Asia.
Charles Smethurst is the CEO of Dolphin Capital GmbH, owner of Nord Invest Holding and the owner of Phoenix Innovation.
After spending 17 years in the textile industry, Charles formed his own financial company and also started work on property developments. After working with Nord Invest Holdings and Phoenix Innovation since 1989, Charles founded Dolphin Capital GmbH, it is one of the top 5 developers in Germany and the market leader in Heritage Building refurbishment. It now breaks through all barriers to be the first German property developer to enter the Asian market. Dolphin Capital GmbH has a stellar track record of more than 12,800 completed units and turnover of €1.8 billion.
More recently, Dolphin Capital GmbH merged with a financial institution listed on the Hamburg and Frankfurt stock exchanges, Four Gates AG. This new acquisition combines the financial and human expertise of both Dolphin Capital GmbH and Four Gates AG, strengthening Dolphin Capital’s presence in the markets. With an enlarged pool of investors and increased opportunities for growth, Dolphin Capital is set to expand its horizon and intensify its reach internationally.
Marc Reilly is the director of the Dolphin International Group.
While his background is in law, he has moved on to property development and investments. Having worked closely with Charles Smethurst of Dolphin GmbH for over 5 years, Marc has contributed greatly to the growth of the Dolphin Capital Group.
During this time, Marc has opened up the opportunity of investment into this specific asset class to Private Investors across Europe and in parts of Asia.
With Dolphin International Group continuously pushing new boundaries and promoting Dolphin Capital GmbH’s various projects, the group has now been able to take on more ambitious and significant projects. Over the years, the reach of the group has transcended beyond Germany, UK and Ireland, US and into Asia.
Managing Director of Dolphin Capital Asia, Vicknesh R Pillay is an award winning entrepreneur. Having been nominated as one of the most promising entrepreneurs of 2011, Vicknesh was one of the winners of the Best Foreign Enterprise award at the 2012 SME1 Asia awards. During the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2012, Vicknesh was also awarded the most promising entrepreneur.
Graduating with a double degree from Nanyang Technological University, Vicknesh started his career in investment banking with Barclays Capital. He soon went on to start up Shenton Mortgage Advisors and Shenton Investment Group before finally discovering Dolphin Capital GmbH’s German Government Listed Building investment opportunity.
Seeing the untapped potential of the German property market in the region and the very rare characteristics of the opportunity, Vicknesh’s aim was to make this investment opportunity available to investors all around Asia. In two years, Dolphin Capital Asia now has offices in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan and has created a remarkable track record with more than 60 buildings purchased throughout Germany. Vicknesh has been a key figure to Dolphin Capital’s surge into the Singapore market and will continue to be pivotal as Dolphin Capital expands its sales and operations to rest of Asia.
Dolphin Capital Asia was recently nominated as a luminary of Promising SME 500 2013 and was also presented the Midas Touch Asia 2013 - Platinum Award by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.