• 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, Ireland and Germany.

    Our Capabilities

    BMO Real Estate Partners currently has approximately €500m invested for 26 European institutional clients in two funds holding French properties. The Funds are managed in partnership with local French asset manager OFI REIM.

    Our Products

    Core Funds

    Focused investment strategies with exposure to the pan-European commercial real estate sectors and reflecting the most attractive opportunities within current market conditions.

    Best Value Europe I (BVE I)

    The BVE I is a 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 €500-700m and will acquire 6-12 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. BVE I held its first close in October 2015 and is due for a second close in Q1 2016.

    Value-Add Club Deals

    Tailored investments in the office, retail and logistics sectors for private wealth clients and family offices with a focus on assets which offer above market returns.


    Our aim is to deliver above average returns to all of our clients - private clients, family offices, publicly listed investment companies, corporate and local authority pension schemes, insurance funds, joint venture partners and specialist investment vehicles.

    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 People

    Ian Kelley
    Fund Director Europe & Head of France
    +33 01 70395992

    Ian has over 18 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 
    +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 12 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
    +33 01 70395987 

    Florent Herve
    European Asset Manager
    +33 01 70395988

    Kamila Bouyahaoui
    Senior Analyst
    +33 01 70988077 

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