Beni Stabili, HIG Capital, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Linklaters

Beni Stabili – Aldo Mazzocco is leaving the Italian listed company after 14 years at the helm. Mazzocco stepped down last week as a board member and chief executive of the Italian REIT, majority-owned by Foncière des Régions. Christophe Kullmann, currently chief executive of Foncière des Régions, has been named as Mazzocco’s replacement. 

HIG CapitalDavid Hunter has been appointed senior adviser for European real estate. Hunter, who set up his own independent real estate advisory company in 2005, was once managing director of Aberdeen Asset Management’s £6.5bn (€9bn) property fund business and president of the British Property Federation in 2004. 

BNP Paribas Real EstateFiona Hamilton has been named global head of retail property for international brands. The former Scottish Business Woman of the Year joins BNP Paribas Real Estate next month. Hamilton spent recent years running JLL’s Transport Airport and Global Infrastructure Group.

LinklatersMatt Keogh has been named global practice head of investment management, succeeding Scott Bowie. Keogh, a partner since 2012, will focus on alternative investment funds, including private equity, real estate, infrastructure, debt and hedge funds, private equity-style joint ventures and equity syndication.