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May 19

WSS Associates Ltd acquires Orca Recruitment

WSS Associates Ltd are delighted to announce the acquisition of Orca Recruitment, a Real Estate specialist in the UK & Ireland with effect from 1st May 2019.

WSS Associates Ltd are a leading specialist recruitment and executive search provider to the real estate industry offering a professional and bespoke service for permanent, contract and temporary staff across Digital & Technology, Finance and Real Estate Software/PropTech sectors.

Orca Recruitment have an impressive track record in the commercial real estate sector acting for a wide range of clients which includes ; Property Investment Management Funds , Consultancies , Developers and Occupiers.

Philip Lord, Managing Director for WSS commented “For some time, we have been looking to add an additional offering to our business within the area of Asset & Investment Management, General Practice & Real Estate Consultancy. With the acquisition of Orca Recruitment, not only are we are able to strengthen the services we offer to our clients, but with a business that has the same values & ethos with which we work. We are extremely excited about this acquisition as the synergy in the sectors that both businesses operate is becomingly increasingly relevant”.

Rory O’Reilly, Managing Director of Orca Recruitment “The crossover between real estate, technology and finance is a very exciting prospect. The team at WSS operate in a similar manner to Orca Recruitment with service and quality being at the forefront of their business model. There is already a huge amount of synergy between the respective businesses and this acquisition will allow us to offer our clients a more complete service”.

Rory O’Reilly will assume the position of Partner & Head of Real Estate.

For more information contact:

Rory O’Reilly – Partner – Head of Real Estate

D: +44 203 586 2320

M: +44 7712 337 668



Philip Lord – Managing Director

D: +44 203 170 7839

M: +44 7900 25 25 96


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