Global private equity firm The Carlyle Group today announces that Anders Hörnqvist, previously Executive Vice President and Director of Properties at Faberge, the Swedish property company, has joined Carlyle's Stockholm-based real estate team as a Director.
Anders is responsible for real estate asset management across all Nordic projects, including property development, leasing and sales. He will work alongside Thomas Lindstrom, Managing Director, who established Carlyle's Nordic real estate operation in June 2006. Carlyle has made seven investments in the region to date, in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Helsinki.
Anders has been with major Swedish property company Fabege since 1998. He is also Member of the Board of Fastighetsägarna, Stockholm. Previously he was Director of Properties at Fastighets AB Storheden and Property Manager in Granit & Beton AB.
Thomas Lindstrom, Managing Director, The Carlyle Group comments: "We are delighted that Anders is joining Carlyle. He brings with him a wealth of experience from senior positions in the Nordic property market. By building a strong team and a great investment track record, Carlyle has quickly become a major player in Nordic real estate."
Anders Hörnqvist, Director, The Carlyle Group, adds: "Carlyle has several exciting projects under way, such as the redevelopment of the Copenhagen Wholesale Market and the retail development in the Globen area of central Stockholm. The market outlook is very positive and I'm looking forward to helping build Carlyle's presence across the region."
Source: The Carlyle Group