Dr. Christoph Schumacher appointed to management team of Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH (DE)

With effect from March 1, 2011, Dr. Christoph Schumacher has been appointed Deputy Managing Director of Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH.


Dr. Christoph Schumacher.

The 40-year old, whose doctorate is in law, takes on a role that includes responsibility for fund structuring and customer care. The company specializes in real estate solutions for institutional customers. Dr. Schumacher joins Union Investment from Generali Deutschland Group, where he has held senior positions since 2007 relating to indirect investments and the development of fund products for the insurance group.

Alongside his function as Head of indirect investments and structured products at Generali Deutschland Immobilien GmbH in Cologne, he was most recently Managing Director of Generali Deutschland Immobilien Verwaltungs GmbH and of Generali Immobiliare Asset Management S.à.r.l, Luxembourg/Paris. Dr. Schumacher joins a management team at Hamburg-based Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH that currently comprises Martin Eberhardt und Wolfgang Kessler.

"We are delighted to have an experienced specialist like Dr. Schumacher in the team and look forward to expanding our product range for institutional investors with him on board," says Dr. Reinhard Kutscher, Head of the real estate segment of the Union Investment Group.

Source: Union Investment

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