Germany

Platform

Three local offices housing 75+ employees to best cater for the polycentric nature of the German market, and a fully licenced entity, regulated by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority

Manage investment styles ranging from core to value-add and cover diversified, regional and sector-specific strategies with a particular focus on deploying capital across Europe using our strong local platform across the continent

In-depth experience with German and Luxembourg open- and closed-end vehicles structured as pooled funds and segregated mandates for wider investor groups, club deals and strategic partnerships

Responsible for a total AuM of c. EUR 5bn+ across office, retail and logistics in Europe, of which c. EUR 2bn is located in Germany across 40+ locations

Team

Our team of 75+ experienced real estate professionals is based in three offices in Hamburg, Frankfurt and Munich. The team includes 30 employees providing comprehensive transaction, asset and fund management services and is supported by back-office functions including fund finance, tax and debt advisory, risk management, research, legal and investor relations.

We provide a variety of strategies across markets and sectors. We manage these on behalf of a range of institutional investors from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We also acquire and manage c. EUR 100mn+ assets on behalf of international strategic investors.

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Carolina von Groddeck

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Carolina joined us in 2003 and became head of Germany in 2018. She is responsible for setting and driving the German country strategy, including launching new funds, setting and meeting transaction targets and overseeing asset management initiatives. She has over 20 years of real estate investment experience and has been involved in EUR 7bn+ worth of global transactions.

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Gerhard Lehner

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Gerhard has 25 years’ experience in European real estate, becoming Head of Fund Management in 2014 and Managing Director for Germany in 2016. Since joining Savills IM in 2008 he has been involved in launching a series of funds and mandates on behalf of German institutions, for which EUR 5bn+ has been invested across Europe since then.

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Rena Knoepke

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Rena joined Savills IM in 2016 and has been Managing Director of Savills Investment Management KVG GmbH since 2019. As Head of Business Development Germany, Austria and Switzerland, she is also responsible for product development, fund raising, investor relations and marketing. In total, she has more than 20 years of experience in institutional business.

Locations

Frankfurt

Rotfeder-Ring 7
Frankfurt 60327
Germany
Tel: +49 69 272 99 1000

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Hamburg

Neuer Wall 2-6
Hamburg 20354
Germany
Tel: +49 40 320 459 00

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Munich

Sonnencaree Sonnenstrasse 19
Munich 80331
Germany
Tel: +49 89 20 30 20 200

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