Frank Schäfer becomes new Partner at Peakside

Frankfurt, 9 May 2022 – Peakside Capital Advisors AG (“Peakside“) has appointed Frank Schäfer as a new Partner in the company, joining the two Managing Partners Boris Schran and Stefan Aumann as well as Partner Simon Lutz. Previously Managing Director and Head of Business Development, Frank Schäfer (48) is responsible for investor relations, capital raising and product development. He is based in Peakside’s Frankfurt office.


Boris Schran, Managing Partner at Peakside, said: “Since his start at Peakside in 2020, Frank Schäfer has continuously expanded our institutional business despite headwinds during the pandemic. He successfully closed fundraising of the Peakside Real Estate Fund IV, and that ahead of schedule. With Frank, we are looking forward to bringing another dedicated Partner on board to further enhance our business.” Frank Schäfer, Partner at Peakside, added: “What convinced me of Peakside is its entrepreneurial mindset paired with a deep understanding for the requirements of institutional investors. I will continue to drive the expansion of our institutional business. Apart from our fund and value-add strategies, we are focusing on the implementation of individual mandates and club-deal solutions, particularly as part of manage-to-green sustainability strategies. With that, we will also further diversify our client base.” Prior to joining Peakside, Schäfer was a Managing Director at Tishman Speyer in Frankfurt where he was responsible for setting up the firm’s investment management company (KVG) and the expansion of the institutional investment management business in Germany. Before that, he held various positions at Credit Suisse Group in Zurich and Frankfurt, most recently as Global Head of Product & Business Development of the Real Estate Investment Management Division and as Managing Director of Credit Suisse Asset Management Immobilien KVG in Germany.


About Peakside

Peakside Capital Advisors AG is a European investment manager. The private-equity company manages assets worth over EUR 1.4 billion on behalf of institutiona investors. Peakside implements differentiated investment strategies tailored to specific investor needs, ranging from core to value-add and opportunistic investments in commercial and residential assets and has in total acquired assets worth EUR 4.1 billion. Peakside’s investment spectrum includes single properties, developments as well as portfolios, distressed debt and real estate operating companies. The firm employs a team of more than 30 professionals in its offices in Frankfurt, Zug, Warsaw, Prague and Luxembourg.

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