Barings Real Estate Advisers has further strengthened its European real estate debt platform through the appointment of Lars Røgeberg and Henry Marlow and the relocation of John Bryant Gerber.
Røgeberg has been appointed as director of asset management for Barings’ real estate debt team, and joins from Deutsche Pfandbriefbank where he served for two years as an associate director and brings more than 12 years’ experience in the real estate sector. He will play a key role in portfolio management and assisting in the research, analysis and underwriting of new real estate debt opportunities.
Marlow joins from Ernst & Young where he worked in the banking and capital markets team specialising in the real estate sector. As an analyst in the real estate finance team, Marlow will be responsible for the underwriting and due diligence of new investments, as well as the development and maintenance of financial models to underwrite new deals and monitor performance.
Both Røgeberg and Marlow will report to Chris Bates, who heads Barings Real Estate Advisers’ £1bn European debt business, established in September 2013.
John Bryant Gerber, vice president structured real estate investment, has relocated to London from Newport Beach, CA. He brings 11 years’ experience in the real estate sector and will be responsible for the origination of new structured real estate debt investments.
Charles Weeks, head of Real Estate Europe said: “We continue to grow the size and scope of our European real estate investment and asset management platform, with these appointments further underlining the strength of our ambition for Barings Real Estate Advisers in Europe.”
Chris Bates, Head of Real Estate Core Mortgage Europe said: “The continued build out of our European debt platform will further enable us to meet both investor and borrower requirements across both senior and structured debt in the European markets.”