• We offer a comprehensive integrated range of real estate fund management services with a network of European offices.

  • About Us

    BMO Real Estate Partners opened its French branch in May 2015 with the creation of a new office in Paris.

    The Paris office is responsible for developing BMO Real Estate Partners business in France and across Europe to complement the current platform in the UK and Germany.

    BMO Real Estate Partners Paris office currently has approximately €700m AUM invested in capital cities across France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic.

    Investment Approach

    BMO Real Estate Partners specializes in niche investment strategies with exposure to the pan-European commercial real estate sectors and reflecting the most attractive opportunities within current market conditions. Our aim is to deliver above average returns to all of our clients whom are mainly local authority pension schemes, corporate pensions and insurance companies. Our focus is on enhancing the value of each and every property within our funds and portfolios – using experience based on an outstanding long-term track record combined with a commitment to innovation and complemented by highly skilled "hands on" implementation.

    Our Products

    Best Value Europe I (BVE I)

    BVE I was launched in 2015 and is a closed-ended German “Spezialfonds” in accordance with the German investment law (KAGB) and supervised by the federal financial supervisory office (BaFin). The Fund has a target volume of ca. €700m comprised of 14 prime high-street properties within top tier European cities and in sub-markets offering luxury retail and tourist concentration. The fund aims to deliver a stable and sustainable income return of 4% p.a. net over its 10 year term. The fund administration is carried out by HANSAINVEST Hanseatische Investment GmbH. 

    Best Value Europe II (BVEII) 

    BVEII was launched in 2017 and is an open-ended Luxembourg FCP-RAIF in accordance with the Luxembourg investment law and supervised by fund administrator Luxembourg Investment Solutions. The Fund aims to reach an investment volume of ca. €1bn focusing on prime high-street properties within top tier European cities with focus on four defined retail segments: luxury, mass-market, premium and restaurants. The Fund aims to deliver a stable and sustainable income return of 4% p.a.

     

    Our People

    Ian Kelley
    Fund Director Europe & Head of France
    ikelley@bmorep.com
    +33 01 70395992

    Ian has 20 years of experience in the European real estate market, of which over 10 years were with CBRE Global Investors where he co-launched several pan-European funds with a market value totalling over €2.5 billion.

    Before joining CBRE, Ian gained expertise in retail and office development at Unibail-Rodamco and Bouygues Immobilier. Before that, Ian worked at Polo Ralph Lauren where he was responsible for retail development across Europe.

    Ian is French-American and studied at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, followed by post-graduate studies at Columbia University and Harvard Business School.

    Adrien Brion
    European Portfolio Manager & Associate Director Paris Office 
    abrion@bmorep.com
    +33 01 70395993

    Adrien joined the Paris office in October 2015 as European Portfolio Manager to support the development of the pan European platform and has over 14 years of experience in the industry.

    Prior to joining BMO REP, Adrien was Portfolio Manager at CBRE Global Investors in Paris and London, Head of Assets for the PEC fund (Pan European Core fund), managing over €1 billion in 7 countries.

    Prior to that, Adrien was responsible for the Deka Immobilien office portfolio in France (14 prime assets with a market value of €1.5 billion).

    Assia Amore
    European Transactions Manager
    aamore@bmorep.com 
    +33 01 70395987 

    Lea Castelli
    Asset Manager 

    lcastelli@bmorep.com
    +33 01 70988078  
      

    Florent Herve
    European Asset Manager
    fherve@bmorep.com
    +33 01 70395988

    Kamila Bouyahaoui
    Senior Analyst
    kbouyahaoui@bmorep.com
    +33 01 70988077 

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