Ivanhoé Cambridge, Otéra Capital, Corpus Sireo Real Estate, Swiss Life Asset Managers, Deka Immobilien, HSBC Alternative Investments Limited, CBRE, 90 North Real Estate Partners, BNP Paribas REIM, Aberdeen Standard Investments
Ivanhoé Cambridge – Nathalie Palladitcheff has been promoted from CFO to president, while Alfonso Graceffa has been named head of business units. Palladitcheff joined Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate arm of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), in April 2015 as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Graceffa is president of Otéra Capital, another subsidiary of CDPQ that provides real estate debt findancing, and will remain in this position alongside his new role.
Corpus Sireo Real Estate – Manuel Böcher has been appointed to head the German-based asset manager’s international investments. Böcher, a commercial lawyer, will help Corpus, which is part of Swiss Life Asset Managers, expand into markets including those in Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Austria and central and eastern Europe. Böcher joins from Deka Immobilien where he spent seven years, most recently in charge of purchases and sales in Northern Europe.
HSBC Alternative Investments – Former CBRE director Tim Williams has been hired to head real estate investment. Based in London, Williams will be responsible for running the direct real estate investment activities for advisory clients, club deals and managing the existing direct property investments for HSBC’s clients. Williams spent the past 16 years with CBRE and was a senior director in the investment team. Sonal Saluja also joins from the real estate advisory firm 90 North Real Estate Partners. Saluja will report to Williams.
BNP Paribas REIM – Adrien Beuriot has joined as head of investment for France. He will be in charge of acquisitions in the country for all funds and mandates. Beuriot joins from Aberdeen Standard Investments where he was a deputy fund manager for mainland Europe and head of transactions and asset management for France and Belgium.