Garbe establishes new Garbe Institutional Capital GmbH (GAIN Capital)
Hamburg, 3rd May 2018 – Garbe and Nixdorf Holding (GuN Holding) have formed a new investment management company, Garbe Institutional Capital GmbH (GAIN Capital). Anton Tjoonk, former fund manager of European Residential at Bouwfonds is the new Head of Residential Real Estate Investment as from the beginning of May and Michiel Dubois, former managing director of Residential at Bouwfonds will become the new managing director of GAIN Capital on 1st June.
“We are delighted that we could get Michiel Dubois and Anton Tjoonk, two highly experienced experts with proven track records, for the newly established GAIN Capital”, says Christopher Garbe, CEO of Garbe and Nixdorf Holding.
GAIN Capital will be active as investment managers in all property market sectors excluding industrial and logistics property. In the initial phase, the focus will be on residential investment.
“I am very pleased to be part of Garbe and to expand the investment management platform beyond that of the industrial and logistics sectors. With more than 50 years’ experience in the residential and office market, Garbe has a solid base on which to build a successful platform”, says Michiel Dubois. “With Anton Tjoonk as Head of Residential we have a highly experienced professional on board and are perfectly positioned to expand our activities in residential real estate market. Further sectors will follow.”
“The establishment of GAIN Capital is a further step in the development of our property platform. Garbe companies have been successfully developing property in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors for over 5 decades and for the last 15 years have been successfully managing institutional capital. It is therefore a natural progression to offer investment and asset management in other sectors in addition to industrial and logistics property. It enables us to use the synergies of our overall property platform”, adds Garbe.
The existing platform of Garbe Industrial Real Estate as a fully integrated manager and developer of industrial and logistics property, and Garbe Immobilien-Projekte as a developer of residential and office property, remains unchanged.