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About Us

The future of investment, wealth creation, and asset accretion requires innovative thinkers, dynamic leaders, and intrinsic expertise. Vertua epitomises these virtues, inviting collaboration with strategic alliances to inject fresh thinking and expert guidance.

Combing cutting edge financial technology with social and environmental responsibility, we are able to innovate, regenerate, and evaluate opportunities strategically and swiftly, adding value, increasing profit, and creating a successful future for our investors and the future of investment.

Board of Directors

Christopher
Bregenhoj

Chairman

Christopher is a qualified Chartered Accountant, bringing strong accounting practices with over 30 years’ experience in the Investment Banking and Private Equity space, both in Australia and Hong Kong. Christopher was an Executive Director and responsible for corporate acquisitions and in-house legal division of what is now oOh! media, acquired by CHAMP Private equity in 2012 for $166 million. In 2012, Christopher entered into a joint venture to acquire and redevelop a property “Astonia”. The six house size apartments of this development sold for $44.6 million and set a lower North Shore record. Christopher is currently the  Chairman of Vertua Limited and of various Boards in the investment  banking and property development space and brings invaluable experience to the team.

Ben
Doyle

Non-Executive Director

Benjamin is the CEO + Founder of Fiducia Property Group. Having managed Fiducia for over 15 years, he has developed in excess of $500 million of property developments. Ben has been recognised within the development industry through the Housing Industry Australia (HIA), having won the 2015 ‘NSW Development of the year sub $5mil’ category.

Ben
Doyle

Non-Executive Director

Benjamin is the CEO + Founder of Fiducia Property Group. Having managed Fiducia for over 15 years, he has developed in excess of $300 million of property developments. Ben has been recognised within the development industry through the Housing Industry Australia (HIA), having won the 2015 ‘NSW Development of the year sub $5mil’ category.

James
Manning

Executive Director

James has a Master’s in Business Finance with a Bachelor of Accounting. James has operated a family office for over 10 years. He is the current Managing Director of Vertua Limited and has invested and managed a number of developments across Australia and New Zealand. James’ earlier career exposed him to having owned and operated numerous successful Hotels in the greater Sydney region and brings unique experience in both the property and hospitality space.

Management Team

Paul Ahearne

Managing Director – Locumsgroup

Paul is the managing partner of Locumsgroup with over twenty five years’ experience in the financial services industry. He was granted a Master of Business Administration from the Graduate School of Business at UTS, Sydney and holds Graduate Diplomas in Management and Financial Planning. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. As the managing partner of Locumsgroup, is responsible for the development, coordination and implementation of strategic solutions for clients’ financial affairs, and the provision of strategic advice to achieve financial objectives.

Stuart Page

Managing Director – Horizon Print Management

Stuart is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been with Horizon Print Management for over 10 years, successfully guiding the business through significant change in this time. Stuart has strong people management skills and the ability to make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.  Stuart’s background in Sales and Production give him the well-rounded skills that enables him to fully understand the complex operational roles within the business.

Stuart Page

Managing Director – Horizon Print Management

Stuart is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has been with Horizon Print Management for over 10 years, successfully guiding the business through significant change in this time. Stuart has strong people management skills and the ability to make sound decisions in a fast-paced environment.  Stuart’s background in Sales and Production give him the well-rounded skills that enables him to fully understand the complex operational roles within the business.

Christos Kyriakides

Chief Financial Officer

Christos is a qualified Chartered Accountant, with 7 years’ experience in insolvency and restructuring with Ferrier Hodgson through the height of the GFC. Having worked on numerous high profile restructuring cases, Christos has engaged in complex change events such as sale of business transactions and business transformations. Christos has strong experience in capital management, process & procedures development and refinement.

Timeline

  • 2004

    Property Fox No. 2 incorporated

    Property Fox No. 2 incorporated

  • 2005

    -Toowomba purchase – 50% ownership of interest in development
    -Fox Riverside Pty Ltd investment
    -Joint Venture developing Brisbane riverfront

  • 2006

    -$300,000 investment in Fox Riverside Pty Ltd
    -Company owns 49% of issued capital in Fox Riverside Pty Ltd

  • 2007

    -Two development sites SOLD in Brisbane Riverfront Project

  • 2008

    -JV reports $158,700 profit for year following sale of other properties

    -Company has 50% interest in 8 adjoining properties in Toowoomba – revaluation shows $163,066 increase

    -Sale of JV property at Tennyson

  • 2009

    -Final Brisbane property sale in JV with Kaiaprop Brisbane River Pty Ltd & Property Fox No.1 Limited

    -$1,090,950 received as part of sum received for JV wind up

    -Company contracted to purchase 20% of Toowoomba properties (owned by Freeman Fox Investments Pty Ltd)

  • 2010

    -100% takeover of Property Fox No.1
-Approval of strata plan for Vine St units

    -Secured option over property adjoining land in Toowoomba


  • 2011

    -Development Application lodged for Toowoomba development

    -SOLD property in Anstead at $45,000 impairment

    -Dec 2010 – conversion of units at Vine St in Fairfield, Sydney to strata title. 4 units SOLD at a book profit of $244,000

  • 2012

    -Company name change to VERTUA
-Successful Council District Approval for Toowoomba

  • 2014

    -SOLD last property in Toowoomba – sale price $679,000
-Joe Public Property Management purchases 19.9% of Vertua shares – becoming majority shareholder

    -Vertua purchases 3 home untis in Lane Cove

    -JV with Fiducia 2 Pty Ltd and Manning Property Ltd


  • 2015

    -Lane Cove development successfully sells 3 of 4 properties

    -Established funding arrangement with Calvert Investments Pty Ltd

    -Vertua acquires Horizon print Management Pty Ltd (Horizon) from Carrington Forsythe Investments Pty Ltd

    -Vertua acquires Joe Publis Holdings

  • 2016

    -Vertua Investments Limited (VIL) acquires Locumsgroup – first 40% settled
-Acquisition of 75% of CFL Property Pty Ltd & CFL Property Unit Trust

    -Acquisition of 75% of CFL Property Pty Ltd & CFL Property Unit Trust
    
-Acquisition of RB Partners & Interest in the “Astonia”

  • 2017

    -Coming soon.

  • 2018

    -Coming soon.