PATRIZIA hires Marleen Bikker-Bekkers as Multi Managers’ new European Investment Director
Augsburg/Copenhagen, 3 September 2018. Marleen Bikker-Bekkers is to join as the new European Investment Director for its PATRIZIA Multi Managers division. In this role, she will be responsible for sourcing investment opportunities as well as overseeing existing partner relationships for the multi manager funds. Bikker-Bekkers will start at PATRIZIA on 1 September and will report directly to Mads Rude, Managing Director of PATRIZIA Multi Managers.
PATRIZIA Multi Managers is a leading multi manager business, offering clients indirect, diverse real estate investment opportunities globally. These are delivered through PATRIZIA Multi Managers’ extensive network and rigorous process to source, evaluate, select and invest with the best-in-class local operating partners. Having formerly been acquired as Sparinvest Property Investors, PATRIZIA is supporting the growth of this industry-leading platform.
Speaking about the appointment, Mads Rude said: “Marleen Bikker-Bekkers is a proven expert with deep knowledge of and almost 20 years of experience in the European real estate market. She will play a key role in driving our continued growth and expanding our network and investment reach throughout Europe.”
Bikker-Bekkers joins PATRIZIA from AuxiSolid where she was one of three partners for four years, advising institutional investors on portfolio strategy, access to real estate markets and structuring of new investments. Before joining AuxiSolid, Bikker-Bekkers spent eight years at Aberdeen Asset Management, first as a Researcher, then later as Deputy Fund Manager, where she was responsible for client portfolios of European and Americas fund investments. Bikker-Bekkers holds master’s degrees in Real Estate and Urban Planning from the Amsterdam School of Real Estate and the University of Amsterdam, respectively. She also lectures on Fund Management at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.
PATRIZIA Immobilien AG:
PATRIZIA Immobilien AG has been active as an investment manager in the real estate market across Europe for more than 30 years. PATRIZIA’s activities include the acquisition, management, repositioning and sale of residential and commercial real estate through its own licensed investment platforms. As a global partner for pan-European real estate investment, PATRIZIA operates as a respected business partner of large institutional investors and retail investors in all major European countries. PATRIZIA manages almost EUR 40 billion of real estate assets, primarily as an investment manager for insurance companies, pension fund institutions, sovereign funds, savings and cooperative banks and as co-investor. For further information, please visit: www.patrizia.ag.
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