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James Kinnell

James Kinnell

MRICS, Managing Director, Chapell Hill Capital

James graduated from Nottingham University with a Bachelors in Economics and Land Law.  He subsequently undertook a Masters in Asset & Investment Management and graduated in 1996. James became a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) in 1999.  He started his career in London and The Netherlands in the early 90’s with Whitbread Plc undertaking corporate mergers and acquisitions.  In 1993 he joined Healey Baker Cushmans working in their international division out of London.  In 1995 he founded Bradmore Consulting.
Period: 1995 to 2005, Bradmore Consulting, Position:  Founder and Chairman,

Founder of Bradmore Consulting in 1995, this company primarily set out to provide commercial real estate consultancy services across CEE and SEE.  The company grew over a period of 10 yrs to have offices in Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Hungary, Czech, Romania and Slovakia with a headcount of over 140 staff. Service lines comprised Office & Retail brokerage, Valuations, Capital Markets Acquisitions and Disposals, Structured Finance, Property and Asset Management. Principal clients included AEW, Plaza Centers, GTC, Invesco, Skanska, IKEA, TeleReal Trillium, HypoInvest, Bank Austria, Nokia, Seimens. Capital Market executed transaction over this period exceeded 1,2Bn Euros. Sold the business to King Sturge in 2005.
Period :  2005 - 2011, King Sturge, Position: Equity Partner
Following the sale of Bradmore Consulting, I was appointed as Regional Director with a responsibility for Central and South Eastern Europe. Sold the business to JLL in 2011. Primary focus was on managing existing clients and new corporate clients, business development, regional management and co-ordination.  Involvement was directed towards Corporate Real Estate services for multi nationals, Fund Management focusing on Capital Markets Acquisitions and Disposals for Institutional Investors, Structured Finance,  Asset Management, financial modeling and rendering advice on portfolio construction. Sourced and acquired over 1,4bn Eur of assets.
Management responsibility: Strategy formulation and implementation, reporting, performance audit, results and profit, take-over or merger partner targeting.  Overseeing 5 regional offices with a combined headcount of 140 staff and an annual revenue target of 15m GBP.
Principal clients included Aviva, Plaza Centers, Deutsche Bank, Barclays, DHL, Tesco, WP Carey, GTC, Avaya, Euronet, Challenger Pension Fund, Catalyst Capital, Aberdeen AM, Investec.
Other Positions held at King Sturge:
    Member of the International Strategy Board.
    Member of the International Management Exec.
    Member of the Investment Committee.
Period: 2011 – 2014 (in conjunction with Chapel Hill Capital), Jones Lang Lasalle
Position: Regional Director Central & Southern Europe
Appointed to oversee and co-ordinate the regional business activities of JLL in Central and South Eastern Europe.  Main geographies included Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania & Bulgaria. Primary focus on capital markets, International corporate real estate services for Nestlé, Avaya, Corning etc., international portfolio valuations for real estate Funds and Prop Co’s, Asset and Investment Management for structured Fund vehicles and bank debt workout initiatives. Co-ordination and management of regional teams, reporting, business development, department revenue targets.
Other Board Positions held.
Non Executive director of Aviva Property Fund CEE, Director Nyirlog Estates, Director Cail Property Group, YPO Europe Chapter - Moderator
Period: 2014 -2016 Chapel Hill Capital, Position:  Managing Director Continental Europe
The firm represents institutional investors in the acquisition of commercial real estate or platforms across CEE.  Main geographies included Poland, Czech, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Romania & Bulgaria.  The business is also involved in raising private equity for property transactions whereby Chapel Hill co-invests with its clients.  Since 2014, the company has invested 532m Eur of equity across CEE.

Period: 2016 to Current…. Chapel Hill Capital & Goldman Sachs, Position:  Co-Owner
In 2016 we formulated an all equity co-investment partnership with Goldman Sachs to acquire commercial assets across CEE.  The first transaction was the acquisition of the SEB portfolio for 625m Eur, subsequent acquisitions have been from Heitman and from other regional institutional funds.  Current AUM are circa 750m Eur.  The focus is on transitioning value add opportunities to core, implementing ESG strategies at individual property level and realizing the corporate objectives of Goldman Sachs to reduce the carbon footprint of the office portfolio by 50% to 2030.

Guy Perry

Maxence Liagre

Dietmar Reindl

Reinhard Winiwarter

Krisztián Hornok MRICS

Neno Kovacevic

Sylvie Milosevic

Ricardo Rodrigues

Ortac Ozortac

Lampros (Labros) Bouklis

Nicholas Bouiri

Aleksandra Sasha Krstanovic

Davide Padoa

Marin Štenglin

Güniz Çelen

Kevin Wallace

Iulian Sava

Tomislav Ceh

Alen Komic

Milutin Folić

Christian Luft

Uros Grujic

Adrián Limp

Miodrag Gazibara

Stefan Catic

Bojan Petkovic

Alexander Samonig

Vlatko Djuricek

Oliver Szocs

Vojislav Popovic

Srdjan Vujicic

Zoran Cekić

Aleksandar M. Leko

Predrag Milutinovic

Craig Smith

Bojan Jevtic

Magsud Rahmanov

Dr Marcià Codinachs

Jovana Cvetkovic

Tahir Hanif

Edo Bratovic

Vladan Veskovic

Josip Sertic

Tobias Siegel

Robert Matic

Edward Jervis

Uros Djakovic

Uros Vukomanovic

Milan Sajovic

Alexander Petritz

Gianmarco Baldini Curcic

Nikola Ristivojevic

Karel Stránský

Tomasz Wrzesiewski

Katarina Gajic

Predrag Ćatić

Zivorad Vasic

Romina Jenei

Janko Stojanovic

Christoph Papousek

Dejan Majic

Gabriela Reyes Vidro

Jovan Mladenovic

Kristina Zanic

Nikola Avram

Christian Walter

Danijela Poljak

Lana Petrak

Olivera Dzelic

Alex Linhcev

Janko Znidarsic

Ivana Neskovic

Petar Brajovic

Renata Pindzo

Misa Lazovic

Murat Ozel

Nikola Nedeljkovic

Dieter Kornek

Veljko Antonic

Dilek Sezer

Vladimir Pavlovic

Zeljko Torbica

Milica Djindjic

Bostjan Boh

David Canta

Darko Djoric

Nenad Suzic

Jelena Slovic

Sava Jovic

Slavica Milic

Gligorije Brajkovic

Zoran Danilovic

Ljubomir Drekić

Vladimir Gugl

James Kinnell

Ivan Hercl

Zorana Milidrag

Stevan Todorovic

Nebojsa Novakovic

Angelina Nekic

Goran Petkovic

Ivana Lakić

Andreja Marolt

Nebojsa Glisic

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