10. März 2015

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Peakside Capital extends product range for German Institutional Investors Georg Reul joins to take over Business Development and Investor Relations

Peakside Capital Advisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Georg Reul who will be responsible for creating new real estate fund products for German institutional investors.

Georg joins Peakside with extensive real estate fund management experience. Most recently he was the chief executive officer of KGAL GmbH & Co. KG, the Munich based fund management company and prior to that, he was a board member at Frankonia Eurobau AG. Between 1996 and 2010 he worked for IVG Immobilien AG, where he was also appointed to join the board in 2005.

Peakside Capital is a specialist European real estate private equity firm that manages investments in Germany, Poland and Czech Republic and employs more than 30 employees in its offices in Zug, Frankfurt, Warsaw, Prague, and Luxembourg. Peakside provides fund management and investment advisory services for managed portfolios which include its four real estate funds and a significant number of separate investments.

Boris Schran, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Peakside: “Georg Reul is a highly experienced real estate professional with a deep understanding and track record of delivering the needs and requirements of German investors. His new role will see him supporting Peakside in extending its product range for German Real Estate Investors, to satisfy our clients’ requirements.”

Georg Reul added: “I am looking forward to joining the Peakside team. Peakside Capital has a strong reputation built on its outstanding investment track record and I look forward to bringing my expertise to support the business in growing its activities in the German market.”

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Notes to editors:

Peakside Capital (Peakside) is a specialist European real estate private equity firm. Peakside is owned by its employees and was established following a spin out of the European Real Estate Principal Investments (EMEA REPI) division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) in September 2010. As of Q2 2014, Peakside managed investments across five different European countries, totalling over €1.8 billion in gross asset value.

Peakside provides fund management and investment advisory services for managed portfolios which include its four real estate funds and a significant number of separate investments:

  • Peakside Real Estate Fund I (PREF I), a pan-European opportunistic fund with EUR 261 million of capital commitments, is focused on active asset management opportunities across Europe;
  • Peakside Real Estate Fund II (PREF II), a opportunistic fund which is focused on active asset management opportunities in Germany;
  • Polonia Property Fund I and Polonia Property Fund II, core funds with c. EUR 160 million of capital commitments, managed by Peakside Polonia Management (PPM), Peakside’s Polish subsidiary, which are focused on core and core plus opportunities across Central and Eastern Europe; and
  • Two separate managed accounts for a sovereign wealth fund and a large investment management firm.

With offices in Germany, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, and the Cayman Islands, Peakside currently employs more than 30 professionals. Peakside’s team has worked successfully together for a number of years, investing across a range of transactions, investing across asset classes ranging from direct single assets and portfolios to distressed debt and private equity investments in real estate operating companies. The firm’s management has a strong track record of delivering outstanding results across the sector.

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