Arrow Capital Partners, the investor and operator of real estate in Europe and Asia-Pacific, has appointed Katherine Parker as Partner and Head of Investment Management, Europe.
In this role, Katherine will be responsible for all aspects of investment strategy, transactions, fund and asset management across Europe.
Joining from Tesco Pension Investment where she was senior fund manager and Head of UK and Europe, Katherine has over 15 years’ experience in the real estate industry focussed on investment, asset management, debt and fund management activities for several funds in multiple jurisdictions.
Previously, she was a senior fund manager at Valad Europe, where she invested in France, Germany and the UK across the office, retail, leisure and logistics sectors. She was responsible for all aspects of stock selection, acquisition, financing and the asset management process for several funds and mandates.
Backed by AMB Capital, one of Australia’s largest family offices, Arrow Capital Partners was set up in 2015 by Martyn McCarthy, Managing Partner and Kurt Wilkinson, Partner, with its expansion into Europe being led by Christian Bearman, Partner, Head of Europe.
As a real estate investor and operator, Arrow Capital Partners targets equity and debt opportunities, specialising in cross-border transactions where it can use its platform and balance sheet to invest with US and Asia-Pacific investors into Europe, as well as European and US investors into the Asia-Pacific region.
Christian Bearman, Partner, Head of Europe at Arrow Capital Partners, said: “We are delighted that Katherine is joining the team at such an exciting moment in our development as we set our sights on expanding our investment platform across Europe and Asia. Her impressive track record of investing in and asset managing European real estate assets across sectors will add further quality and depth to our growing European team.”
Katherine Parker, Partner, Head of Investment Management in Europe at Arrow Capital Partners, said: “I’m looking forward to teaming up once again with some familiar faces at Arrow Capital Partners. Marty, Christian and the team have been building a long-term sustainable investment management business with huge potential, focussed on several urban themes including ‘last touch’ urban logistics, light industrial and office repositioning.”