ING Real Estate is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Helfrich as Country Manager Sweden for its Real Estate Investment Management business. The Stockholm office will be fully operational by 1 July 2006 and be the regional office for ING Real Estate Investment Managements operations in the Nordic region.
Mr. Helfrich, who was closely involved in the recent acquisitions of real estate portfolios from Coop Norden (€445 million) and ICA (€93 million), will also manage the ING Real Estate Nordic Property Fund which will be launched in the fourth quarter of 2006. In his new role Mr. Helfrich will report to Pieter Hendrikse, CEO ING Real Estate Investment Management Europe.
Peter Helfrich (39) previously held the position of Senior Asset Manager of the ING Dutch Retail Fund. He joined ING Real Estate from Jones Lang LaSalle in 2000. Mr. Helfrich holds a Masters degree in business administration (Msc BA) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam and a Masters degree in Real Estate (MSRE) from the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.
Source: ING Real Estate