Schroders Capital has appointed Johan Brakenhielm as head of the Nordics for real estate.
Brakenhielm, who has more than 20 years of real estate experience, will focus on strengthening the existing real estate platform in the region and on further developing the business.
Most recently, Brakenhielm was chief operating officer of Swedish real estate company, Offentliga Hus, where he oversaw the property portfolio, transactions and was highly involved in the listing of company.
His extensive experience also encompasses tenures at ING, CBRE Global Investors and Ernst & Young Real Estate.
Sophie van Oosterom, global head of real estate, Schroders Capital, commented: 'Our global management team is very pleased to welcome Johan and we are looking forward to further developing our Nordics platform together.
'Johan joins us with a wealth of experience in the Nordics market built up over his 23 years in the industry working with and for a number of highly-rated institutions.
'He has an impressive track record as both an advisor and investor, covering both transactions and asset management. With his comprehensive skill-set Johan has helped grow and capitalise a number of businesses.
'As part of his remit, Johan will be focused on meeting the investment needs of our clients in the Nordic region and will look to expand Schroders Capital’s offering into alternative and value-add strategies.'
Schroders Capital manages €800 mln of assets in the region for clients across core and core+ strategies.