Cording appoints Theo Soeters as Head of Fund Management12 March 2018
Cording Real Estate Group ('Cording'), the Northern European real estate investment and asset management firm, has appointed Theo Soeters as Head of Fund Management as of 1 April 2018.
Based in Amsterdam, Theo will be reporting to Rodney Bysh, CEO of Cording. He will be responsible for fund management activities, which includes portfolio management, the alignment of investment processes, research and debt sourcing in Germany, Netherlands and the UK. Furthermore, he will support the development of new investment products and strategies and contribute his network to raise new funds.
Head of Fund Management is a newly created position in Cording in order to streamline existing fund management mandates and grow the assets under management through new mandates.
Theo Soeters is a seasoned real estate investment management professional. He established ING REIM (later CBRE GI) in Paris between 2000 and 2008 and has been responsible for various local and pan-European funds. Following this, he established his own business in restructuring and refinancing in the Netherlands. He has vast experience in fund raising and fund management as well as financial restructuring.
Rodney Bysh, CEO of Cording commented: "By creating this new position, Cording underlines the importance of the fund business within its corporate strategy. With Theo Soeters, we have gained a proven expert who knows and masters the entire range of fund business. This strengthens our team and will further consolidate our position within the European real estate investment industry."
Theo Soeters said: "I'm looking forward to contribute my experience to the Cording Real Estate Group and grow the business further. This is a particularly interesting opportunity, also in the context of the recent partnership with the Edmond de Rothschild Group. It will be exciting to join a great team and build a European platform in the interest of Cording's clients."