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Marcus Bartenstein new CEO at Empira

Marcus Bartenstein new CEO at Empira

Zug (Switzerland), 20 November 2020 - Marcus Bartenstein will be the new CEO of Empira AG, a leading investment and asset manager in the DACH countries, with effect from 01.01.2021. "In Marcus Bartenstein we are acquiring a proven expert for the investment and transaction market. As a result we will push ahead further with the strong growth we have posted in recent years," says Lahcen Knapp, the founder and supervisory board member at Empira Gruppe. Bartenstein will head the company together with Michael Schmidt, the COO of Empira AG.

New management level
"We are establishing a new, strong management level which will greatly enhance our capabilities," explains Knapp. Thus, the positions of CIO and CFO are to be filled in the coming months.

Marcus Bartenstein looks back on more than 20 years' experience in senior functions in the real estate industry. Most recently he was the Co-CEO for the operations of the Covivio Group in Germany. Prior to this Bartenstein was the Director of Investments and Development within the Group as well as its Chief Investment Officer (CIO). Before joining Covivio, he was employed as Head of Acquisitions and Investments at LBBW Immobilien from 2000 to 2006.

About the Empira Group

With assets under management of approx. 4,2 billion euros, the Empira Group is one of the leading investment managers for institutional real estate investments in German-speaking Europe. The company specialises in the development of innovative and high-yield investment approaches and offers institutional investors in-house solutions in areas such as project development and land-banking. In the field of real estate debt funds, Empira is one of the leading providers in German-speaking Europe, offering both mezzanine and whole-loan products.

The real estate and capital market experts at the Empira Group cover the entire value creation process: from the identification of first-class investment opportunities with all property types, through ensuring a smooth acquisition process, to experienced asset management. The clients are institutional investors from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The company has its headquarters in Zug (CH) with further offices in Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich and Leipzig.

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