15. Januar 2020


Frank Schäfer is new Managing Director and Head of Business Development at Peakside

  • Board member responsible for investor relations and capital raising
  • Expansion of institutional business and broadening of client base
  • Diversification of the product range

Frankfurt, 15 January 2020 - Peakside Capital Advisors AG ("Peakside") has appointed Frank Schäfer as Managing Director and Head of Business Development. In this position, the 46-year-old has been responsible for investor relations and capital raising as well as product development since 1 January 2020. His focus lies on the expansion of the institutional business and a diversification of the product range.

Prior to joining Peakside, Schäfer was Managing Director at Tishman Speyer in Frankfurt, where he was responsible for establishing Tishman Speyer Investment Management KVG and expanding the institutional investment management business in Germany from 2017. Previously, he held various positions at Credit Suisse Group in Zurich and Frankfurt, including Global Head Product & Business Development of the Real Estate Investment Management Division and Managing Director of Credit Suisse Asset Management Immobilien KVG in Germany.

Stefan Aumann, founding partner of Peakside, says: "With Frank Schäfer, we have been able to win an experienced sales and product development specialist for our management team. He has a broad network of contacts among institutional investors built over many years. With his extensive experience, we will be able to expedite the further expansion and diversification of our institutional business."

Peakside, so far mainly active in the value-add and opportunistic risk classes, plans to expand offers in these segments as well as to increase its product range for core investments.
In addition to individual investment solutions for national and international institutional investors, plans for 2020 include the continuation of the successful PREF value-add fund series and product offerings in the core/core + segment.

About Peakside
Peakside Capital Advisors AG is a European investment manager which specialises in challenging real estate. The private-equity company manages assets worth over EUR 1.5bn on behalf of institutional investors. Peakside implements differentiated investment strategies tailored to specific investor needs, ranging from Core to Value-Add and Opportunistic. Peakside’s investment spectrum includes not only individual properties but also portfolios, distressed debt and real estate operating companies. The firm employs a team of more than 30 professionals in its offices in Frankfurt, Warsaw, Prague and Luxembourg.

Media contact:

Jürgen Herres
Feldhoff & Cie. GmbH
Eschersheimer Landstr. 55
60322 Frankfurt, Germany
phone: +49 69 2648677 240
mobile: +49 176 6073 8682


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