Rockspring Property Investment Managers Ltd (formerly PRICOA Property Investment Management), has appointed Carl Maes as European Director. In this new role, Maes will be focusing on investing in Pan-European situations and alternative or emerging real estate asset classes, as well as on real estate private equity. He will be based in the London office.
Prior to joining Rockspring, Carl was a Director of Merrill Lynch Global Principal Investments, where he jointly managed the origination and execution capacity of the team, as well as overseeing the portfolio of existing investments. Prior to this, Carl worked as an Associate Director at PRICOA Property Private Equity Ltd, where he focused on continental Europe. Carl's previous appointments were at Brussels-headquartered investment bank Petercam and Price Waterhouse.
Richard Plummer, Chairman of Rockspring, commented: "We are delighted and privileged to welcome Carl as a European Director of Rockspring. With increasing competition and sophistication in the European property arena, we want to ensure we can also secure additional real estate exposure through a number of alternative routes for our clients and investors. We have no doubt that Carl's origination expertise and specialist skills will make a valuable contribution to the future of the Rockspring business as we continue to expand and develop our presence across Europe."