(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 28-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barclays Investment Bank, a British multinational investment bank, has announced the appointment of Bronson Albery as Head of Real Estate Banking for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He joins in August and will be based in London, reporting to Rick Landgarten, Global Head of Healthcare and Real Estate Banking, and Reid Marsh, Head of Banking, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.
Bronson joins Barclays from JP Morgan Cazenove, where he has spent 22 years, starting as an Associate in its M&A team before taking over the management of the UK real estate team in 2016. He brings strong M&A expertise from his time in the product team, and has worked on the majority of the UK’s leading real estate M&A transactions. Notable deals include Brookfield/QIA’s acquisition of Songbird Estates and Canary Wharf Group, Lone Star’s takeover of Quintain, Metric’s merger with London and Stamford and Urban&Civic reverse takeover of Terrace Hill.
Will Thompson, who has been overseeing the real estate franchise in EMEA for the past 18 months, will focus solely on leading healthcare coverage in EMEA where he will continue to drive high quality relationships and outcomes for Barclays’ European healthcare clients. In addition, Peter Strümpell is re-locating from London to Frankfurt to drive the real estate franchise in Germany.
Reid Marsh, Head of Banking, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, commented: “Real estate is an important focus in building the success of our banking franchise in Continental Europe and this hire demonstrates our continued investment to further strengthen our European banking capabilities.”
Rick Landgarten, Global Head of Healthcare and Real Estate, commented: “The strength and breadth of Bronson’s real estate expertise will serve us well as he builds relationships with real estate clients across the EMEA region, partnering with our product and country teams.”
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