Pan-European investor and asset manager M7 Real Estate has appointed Peter Wenzel as managing director, Germany, as the company continues its growth in this region.
With almost 15 years of experience in the real estate and asset management sectors, Wenzel joins M7 from RLI Investors where he spent the past six years, initially as a director, responsible for deal sourcing and asset management before being promoted to managing director.
Wenzel will be responsible for overseeing the team in Germany and driving M7’s growth in the German market, especially in the industrial and office sectors, on behalf of its pan-European value add funds and separate account mandates.
David Ebbrell, M7 CEO, commented: 'Peter brings a wealth of experience across both deal sourcing and asset management, and is a fantastic addition to our team in Germany as we continue to grow strategically in this market.
'His expertise, particularly his network across the industrial and logistics space, will be highly beneficial to the business and his appointment will further strengthen our senior management team. I look forward to working closely with Peter as we scale our presence in the German market where we see great opportunity.'
Prior to joining RLI, Wenzel was a vice president at PGIM where had a focus on light industrial and logistics space, and also spent over five years at GLL Real Estate Partners.
Wenzel is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Karlsruhe and a postgraduate degree in Real Estate Private Business from the Private Real Estate Business School in Munich.
Said Wenzel: 'M7 has bold ambitions to expand in the German market, and I look forward to working with the team to deliver our growth strategy whilst maintaining the delivery of excellent returns for our investors.
'I am extremely impressed by the team we have in place and I look forward to building on the existing momentum in the business.'
M7’s team consists of over 220 staff operating across a platform spanning 15 countries and territories comprising the UK, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Spain.