Edmond de Rothschild strengthens European real estate team
Edmond de Rothschild has strengthened its European real estate investment management platform with the appointment of Ralf Kind as head of real estate debt.
He will be responsible for the development of the Edmond de Rothschild’s real estate debt business.
He previously was the CEO/CFO of DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate AG and CEO of Fair Value REIT AG, both listed German commercial property companies. In 2013, he founded Arbireo Capital AG, an investment manager and advisory firm in the German real estate market. Prior to that, he spent 12 years at Barclays Capital, in Frankfurt and London, where he worked in the structured finance team and later led the real estate investment banking team in the DACH region. Kind started his career at PwC in Tokyo in 1998.
Christophe Caspar, global head of asset management at Edmond de Rothschild Group, said, “There is a compelling market opportunity for private real estate debt in Europe. Traditional lenders are r