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DeA Capital is a leading european provider of alternative asset management solutions for professional investors, offering best-in-class investment services and products.

Significant growth
in alternative business fields

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 approximately 11.7 billion euros with an international team of approximately 150 employees, which is represented locally in Germany, France, Italy, Poland and Spain.

In Germany, the branches in Frankfurt and Munich manage investment solutions in the areas of listed REITs and indirect real estate funds with a global or pan-European, but also national focus.

Real Estate
12.9 Bln

55 funds
~700 properties
Rent ~360 m

Credit
3.1 Bln

4 funds
30 companies
GBV >€30 Bln

Private equity
2.4 Bln

13 funds
>100 T-P funds
>1000 Company

Multi-Asset | Manager
8.2 Bln

15 internal pools
38 T-P pools
~80 customers

Our Company, leader in the sector, must use its own expertise, products, services and relations to support and accelerate the changes that are fundamental for our economy and necessary to achieve shared prosperity for both current and future generations. For this reason, we firmly believe that incorporating ESG factors in our investments and products is the winning choice for a sustainable future.

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Leader in the application
of ESG principles

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Sector-Sustainability

Acting responsibly and promoting sustainability in the sector as an investor signatory of UN PRI, adopting a responsible approach to investment to create value and increase industry awareness of the benefits deriving from valorisation of ESG issues.

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People-Oriented

Placing people at the centre by investing in the well-being and professional growth of the people who are part of DeA Capital, ensuring a work environment that fosters professional growth and the ability to attract and retain new talents.

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Efficient Properties

Developing, redeveloping and managing properties that are efficient and sustainable, pursuing energy efficiency objectives and reducing the consumption of resources and actively contributing to the transition towards a low carbon economy.

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Sustainable Cities

Proactively participating in the creation of sustainable cities of the future aiming at sustainable and inclusive urbanisation, benefiting from the integration of digital and technological innovations.

By adhering to the Principles of Responsible Investment and defining a sustainability strategy, DeA Capital Real Estate SGR is committed to integrating ESG issues at all operational levels, both on behalf of the AMC and for the AIFs it manages.

Our self-imposed goals are based on the European climate path and on a continuous evaluation to exceed the legal requirements.

Diversified
sector know-how

Investment products

  • Core / Core + Funds
  • High standing, income-producing properties in the main European cities
  • Single fund with €2Bn+ AUM

Value Add Fund

  • Focus on logistics, with strong interest by investors
  • More than 10% of AUM dedicated to Logistic & Light Industrial
  • Single logistic fund with over €700M AUM raised in 1Q 2021

Development projects

  • Development projects of commercial properties
  • 3 active projects, with total capex for ~€500M

Synergy of expertise

Extensive Range of Products, with various Risk Profiles
In-depth market knowledge with a wide network of relationships
Modern compliance, risk management and SDG/ESG investment policy
Strong and resilient balance sheet

Team
DeA Capital Real Estate Germany

Wolfgang-Speckhahn
Managing Director

Dr. Wolfgang Speckhahn

Dr. Wolfgang Speckhahn is based in Munich and is responsible for the business development and strategy of the operational activities of DeA Capital Real Estate in the D/A/CH regions as well as for the areas of investment and products including sales. He has many years of professional experience in international real estate markets and has held various operational and management positions in the real estate and finance industry.

Wolfgang graduated in law from the University of Cologne and was admitted to the German Bar in 1993, specialising in tax law. He holds a postgraduate degree in real estate from the European Business School (Oestrich-Winkel) and a Master’s degree in International and European Business Law (LL.M.) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) for a dissertation on the tax treatment of REITs. Dr Speckhahn is admitted to the Munich bar and is a specialist in tax law. He is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) as well as the Tax Committee of EPRA.

Alexander-Herlinger
Manager Business Development

Alexander Herlinger

Alexander Herlinger is based in Munich and is responsible for acquiring new business as well as raising capital, building and maintaining key client relationships in the European region. He also plays a supporting role in product development and management. Prior to joining DEA Capital, Alexander gained several years of professional experience in asset management and sales.

Alexander studied at London South Bank University and San Diego State University and holds a Master’s degree in International Finance and Investment. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Landshut University of Applied Sciences.

Emmanuel-Steinbeis
Director Portfolio Management Real Estate

Emmanuel O. Steinbeis

Emmanuel O. Steinbeis is based in Munich and is responsible for the portfolio management of DeA Capital Real Estate’s funds and the operational implementation in the areas of investment strategy, framework, structuring and performance, including sales and business development support. He has many years of professional experience advising companies in resource- and capital-intensive industries, and as a portfolio manager real estate in institutional investment and transactional in European and US environments.

Emmanuel started his studies in Business Administration (Dipl.-Kfm.) at the University of Augsburg and graduated from ESCP-Europe and City University London in Paris, Oxford and Berlin. He also holds a Master of Science from the TU Munich in 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 Förderpreis.

Thorsten-Schilling
Director Portfolio Management REITs

Dr. Thorsten Schilling

Dr. Thorsten Schilling is based in Frankfurt/M. and is responsible for research and portfolio management of REITs and REIT products of DeA Capital Real Estate Germany. He has many years of professional experience in international financial and real estate markets.

Previously, he was a senior portfolio manager for real estate securities at Savills Investment in Frankfurt. From 2006 to 2015, Thorsten worked at SEB Asset Management in Frankfurt as Global Real Estate Strategist and Portfolio Manager for listed real estate securities. He also developed and managed a real estate fund of funds product for the SEB Group.

From 1995 to 2006 he worked at FERI Research GmbH, the leading independent German research and rating company. There he built up the Feri Real Estate Market/Product Research for the FERI Group and its clients.

Martin-Figge
Manager Portfoliomanagement REITs

Martin Figge

Martin Figge, based in Frankfurt/M., is responsible for the analysis and selection of REITs for investment as well as portfolio management.

Martin started in securities settlement at BfG Bank before becoming a fixed income trader in 1990.  In 1999, he was offered the position of portfolio manager at SEB Asset Management. Until 2012, he was responsible for the portfolio management of various national and international money market and bond funds as well as trading in all types of bonds and currencies for the funds.

Since then, he has been an integral part of the Real Estate Securities team, managing REIT funds and special accounts, analysing and selecting REITs and other real estate assets, and trading equities and currencies. Martin holds a diploma as a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) and holds the title of “Bankfachwirt”.

Klaus-Reiter
Director Investment Management

Klaus Reiter

Klaus Reiter is based in Munich and is responsible for DeA Capital Real Estate’s real estate acquisitions in Germany. He has many years of professional experience in the German-speaking real estate markets and has held various operational and management positions in the real estate and finance industry.

Klaus completed his part-time studies in banking at the IHK in Augsburg in 1995 and a postgraduate course in real estate management in Munich in 2006.

Arthur-Tielens
Senior Advisor Logistics

Arthur Tielens

Arthur Tielens holds a Master’s degree in Law (LL.M.) from Leiden University (The Netherlands) and a Master’s degree in Real Estate Economics (MRE) from the University of Amsterdam/SBV School of Real Estate. He is a certified member (MRICS) and fellow (FRICS) of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). He is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

Arthur has more than 25 years of experience in real estate. He has held various senior positions as portfolio and asset manager with several large real estate companies.

He has held positions at Aberdeen, Goodman Group, Valad and Patrizia, among others.

Jens-Zimmermann
Director Asset Management

Jens Zimmermann

Jens Zimmermann is based in Munich and is responsible for asset management and thus for the development of value-adding activities of DeA Capital Real Estate in the D/A/CH regions. He has more than 7 years of professional experience in the European real estate markets, strategically managing properties across all asset and risk classes with a total value of more than €2 billion and acquiring commercial properties with a total value of more than €100 million in 3 different countries.

Jens studied international management at the International School of Management in Frankfurt with a focus on finance and accounting and graduated in 2016.

Urh-Lukman
Asset Manager

Urh Lukman

Urh Lukman is based in Munich and is responsible for the development and operational implementation of the asset strategy for the UrbanMILE product (leasing strategies, budgets & derivation) as well as market and location analyses and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements. He has professional experience in advising clients on large real estate development and transaction projects.  Furthermore, he has professional experience from the start-up world in Berlin, where he worked for a market-leading Q-Commerce scale-up on expansion projects in Germany.

Urh comes from Slovenia, where he completed his law studies at the University of Ljubljana with a master’s thesis on artificial intelligence and law. During his studies, he deepened his knowledge of German business law at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.

Alessandro-Sollazzo
Analyst

Alessandro Sollazzo

Alessandro Sollazzo is based in Munich and is an Investment Analyst at DeA Capital Real Estate Germany. He has gained past experience in private equity/public equity through various internships during his academic career, especially in Asia (China and Singapore). He has also gained some experience in controlling and accounting, thanks to his experience at Elica GmbH as a Junior Credit Controller.

Alessandro graduated from the University of Trieste with a major in Finance and Insurance Markets. He is a postgraduate at the National University of Singapore with a major in Finance.

Birgit-Hauser
Office Manager | Executive Assistant

Birgit Hauser

Birgit Hauser is Office Manager and Executive Assistant at DeA Capital Real Estate and responsible for all organisational issues. Her central task is to actively and proactively relieve the Managing Director. In particular, Ms Hauser ensures that everything runs smoothly by taking care of tasks that arise on a daily basis. Pulls the strings in the background and acts as an information interface. If she is not in the know – who else is?

She has many years of professional experience in international service companies and most recently worked as an assistant in consulting and private equity.

Ms Hauser trained as a foreign language correspondent and hotel manager.

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