Emmanuel O. Steinbeis and Jens Zimmermann strengthen Munich team
DeA Capital Real Estate Germany has strengthened its team with two new colleagues. On 1 November, Emmanuel O. Steinbeis (48) took up his position as Director Portfolio Management and Jens Zimmermann (31) as Director Asset Management.
Emmanuel O. Steinbeis is now responsible for the portfolio management of the funds of DeA Capital Real Estate Germany as well as the operational implementation in the areas of fund strategy, portfolio management, structuring and performance. In addition, he will provide support in the areas of sustainability and business development.
Mr Steinbeis has many years of professional experience in advising companies in the investment and fund industry. As a portfolio manager for real estate, he was responsible for institutional investments and acquisitions in the European and US markets. Most recently, he worked as a fund manager for Catella Real Estate AG.
He began his studies in business administration (Dipl.-Kfm.) at the University of Augsburg and completed them in Paris, Oxford and Berlin at ESCP-Europe and City University London. He also holds a Master of Science from the Technical University of Munich in the field of sustainable resource management. His thesis at the interface of Harry Markowitz’s portfolio theory and its transfer to natural resources was awarded the Karl Abetz Award.
Jens Zimmermann is Director of Asset Management and responsible for the value-creating activities of DeA Capital Real Estate in the D/A/CH regions at the individual property level.
He has more than 7 years of professional experience in the European real estate markets, including the strategic management of properties in all asset and risk classes as well as the cross-border acquisition of commercial properties.
Mr Zimmermann studied international management with a focus on finance and accounting at the International School of Management in Frankfurt. Most recently, he worked in asset management at Montano Real Estate, where he headed the Frankfurt branch.
Dr. Wolfgang Speckhahn, Managing Partner of DeA Capital Real Estate Germany GmbH comments: “We are delighted to have gained two proven experts in Emmanuel and Jens, who will optimally complement and enrich our team. They will sustainably support us in expanding our product range and further drive our growth.”
About DeA Capital
DeA Capital is one of the leading independent European investment managers in the field of alternative investments with total assets under management of around 27 billion euros. The platform is involved in the management and development of real estate, private equity and debt investment funds as well as multi-asset/multi-manager solutions for institutional investors. The Real Estate division manages an investment portfolio of over 12.9 billion euros with an international team of around 200 employees, which is represented locally in Germany, France, Italy, Poland and Spain. In Germany, the branches in Frankfurt and Munich provide investment solutions in the areas of listed real estate companies and REITs as well as indirect real estate funds with a global or pan-European, but also national focus.