Seeking only the best
investment ideas

The best idea wins.

This core value enables us to be flexibility to pursue unloved and unwanted investments, but back ideas early on to see the best idea win. We constantly look at new businesses, potential transaction, emerging technologies and other investment strategies to maximise returns, while preserving capital.

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Our Team

We have a high achieving team with excess of 100 staff across Professional Services, Real Estate and Funds Management. Every member of the Vertua team brings a unique set of skills and abilities that ensures the success of the business they work within. We seek to empower each team member to get things done, maximising returns and getting things done.

 Christopher Bregenhoj

Christopher Bregenhoj

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT, FAICD

Director

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...

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Christopher Bregenhoj

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT, FAICD

Director

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.

 JAMES MANNING

James Manning

B. BUS (ACCOUNTING), M. BUS (FINANCE), FAICD

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...

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James Manning

B. BUS (ACCOUNTING), M. BUS (FINANCE), FAICD

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.

 Benjamin Doyle

Benjamin Doyle

LICENSED REINSW REAL ESTATE AGENT

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....

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Benjamin Doyle

LICENSED REINSW REAL ESTATE AGENT

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.

 Christos Kyriakides

Christos Kyriakides

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT, B. BUS (ACCOUNTING)

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...

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Christos Kyriakides

CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT, B. BUS (ACCOUNTING)

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.

 Olga Shtifelman

Olga Shtifelman

BBIS, MBA (FINANCE)

Fund Administrator

Olga is the Fund Administrator in Vertua Opportunities Fund, with a Human Resource Management background. Olga has had 7 years’ experience in the banking & finance and property...

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Olga Shtifelman

BBIS, MBA (FINANCE)

Fund Administrator

Olga is the Fund Administrator in Vertua Opportunities Fund, with a Human Resource Management background. Olga has had 7 years’ experience in the banking & finance and property sectors, with strong people management and organizational skills. Olga is currently undergoing her Master’s in Business Administration at the UTS Sydney.

Timeline

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  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2019

    • 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.
  • 2018

    • 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.
  • 2017

    • SOLD last property in Toowoomba at sale price $679,000
    • Joe Public Property Management purchases 19.9% of Vertua shares becoming majority shareholder
    • Vertua purchases 3 home units in Lane Cove
    • JV with Fiducia 2 Pty Ltd and Manning Property Ltd
  • 2016

    • Vertua Investments Limited (VIL) acquires Locumsgroup first 40% settled
    • Acquisition of 75% of CFL Property Pty Ltd & CFL Property Unit Trust
    • Acquisition of RB Partners & Interest in the “Astonia”
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2013

  • 2012

    • Company name change to VERTUA
-Successful Council District Approval for 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
  • 2010

    • 100% takeover of Property Fox No.1
-Approval of strata plan for Vine St units
    • Secured option over property adjoining land in Toowoomba
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 2007

    • Two development sites SOLD in Brisbane Riverfront Project
  • 2006

    • $300,000 investment in Fox Riverside Pty Ltd
    • Company owns 49% of issued capital in Fox Riverside Pty Ltd
  • 2005

    • Toowomba purchase – 50% ownership of interest in development
    • Fox Riverside Pty Ltd investment
    • Joint Venture developing Brisbane riverfront
  • 2004

    • Property Fox No. 2 incorporated