GLOBAL - Rockspring Property Investment Managers, The Carlyle Group, Heleba, Liberty Property Trust

Rockspring Property Investment Managers - Mischa Davis has been appointed as fund manager of the Rockspring Hanover Property Unit Trust. Davis spent nine years at Matrix Property Fund Management, where he became a fund manager and partner. Charles Baigler has also joined Rockspring as assistant fund manager for the company's PanEuropean Property Limited Partnership. Baigler joins from Catalyst Capital, where he spent four years as director responsible for acquisitions and management of assets in central and eastern Europe.

The Carlyle Group - Valeria Falcone has been made country head of real estate for Italy at the private equity investor. Falcone will be responsible for selecting investment opportunities in the market and for carrying out acquisitions for Carlyle Europe Real Estate Partners III, the group's third European fund. She joined Carlyle in 2004 as an associate director, was promoted to director in 2005 and, in 2008, took over responsibility for asset management of the group's Italian portfolio.

Heleba - Michael Kroeger will assume the role of general manager for the bank's international real estate lending operations in February. Kroeger joined Heleba in 2006 and has acted as deputy in this role since 2010.

Liberty Property Trust - Katherine Dietze has joined the board of trustees. She was global chief operating officer for the investment banking division of Credit Suisse First Boston until her retirement in 2005. She had also held the position of managing director for investment banking.