Oregan Financial, Origin Corporate Finance & Grant Reddy Fitzgerald have joined together to form Blackthorn Capital enabling us to offer clients comprehensive expertise in Corporate Finance, Wealth Management and Tax Advisory & Audit under the one roof. Business Owners and Professionals in particular will find this multifaceted approach very beneficial as you can now get a full 360 degree view of your financial affairs enabling you to maximise the effectiveness and tax efficiency of your financial planning.

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Business Sales
  • Management Buy Out / In
  • Re-organisation and re-structuring
  • Valuation and advice on exit strategies for shareholders and business owners
  • Sourcing equity & loan capital
  • Independent Financial Advisors
  • Retirement Planning & Investments
  • ARFs
  • Personal & Business Protection
  • Share Purchase & Keyman Insurance
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Corporate & Personal Tax Advisory
  • Audit Assurance & Advisory Services
  • Transaction Services & Due Diligence
  • Business Review & Management Reporting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Compliance

Joe is a Qualified Financial Advisor and has been involved in Financial Services for over 20 years specialising in advising Business Owners and Professionals on their personal financial affairs, and putting together numerous large scale property transactions for clients. Joe has extensive experience in raising equity and putting together and running deals on both the buy and sell side, managing large teams of Lawyers, Advisors and Agents both in Ireland and the UK The largest such transaction to date being 10-18 Victoria Street in London (€100m+). Oregan Financial has acted as an Investment Manager for Canada Life / Irish Life since 2007.


Dermot has spent over 30 years as the Principal Partner in Accountancy Firms, during which time he has specialized in Corporate Finance. He co-founded Origin Corporate Finance sixteen years ago in 2000, and has extensive experience in advising on Business Acquisitions, Mergers, Management Buy-Outs / In’s , Valuations, Fund-raising and Business Exit Strategies across multiple sectors. He is a Chartered Certified Accountant, a Chartered Tax Advisor and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


Ann-Marie has been in practice since 1989 and specialises in Business Advisory services, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Management and Restructuring along with Strategic Planning. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Irish Tax Institute.


Roslyn has been in practice since 1999 and has vast experience in the area of Corporate and Personal tax, Tax Advice in connection with M&A and Restructuring and Planning. She also deals with the company’s broad range of clients in Audit and Compliance. Roslyn is a member of the Irish Tax Institute and a fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants.


Deirdre O’Connor is a Qualified Financial Adviser and has been in the Financial Services business for 16 years. Prior to joining ORegan Financial in 2005, Deirdre worked with Caledonian Life as a Broker Consultant for the Dublin South Region. Deirdre has also completed a Pensions Diploma and has an honours Degree from University College Dublin.