Europa Capital, Patrizia Immobilien, Legal & General, Genesta

Europa Capital – Schalk Visser has joined Europa Capital as head of equity capital markets. Visser left AEW Europe to take up the role and will also become a partner in Europa Capital, which is now looking to raise €750m for its fifth pan-European value-add fund. Schalk also worked as a senior director at CBRE Global Investors in London, having started his career in 1994, working for a number of investment banks that included ABSA Capital and Rand Merchant Bank in South Africa. 

Patrizia Immobilien – Philipp Schaper has been appointed group head of transactions. Schaper will take up the role next month, reporting to COO Klaus Schmitt. Current group head of transactions, Peter Forster, will focus on the role of group head of asset management. Schaper was previously managing director at IVG Immobilien. He has also worked for Fortress Investment Group and LaSalle Investment Management.

Legal & General PropertyStephen Murden has been appointed residential development manager. Murden joins from CBRE, where he was director of development and project management since 2006.

GenestaKarin Koks-Van der Sluijs has been named a non-executive board member in the Nordic Capital Fund Management arm. Koks-Van der Sluijs has worked for MN and Aberdeen Asset Management.