Barings appoints head of real estate transactions for Finland

Barings Real Estate has appointed Jere Fredriksson as Head of Real Estate Transactions in Finland. 

Fredriksson, who will be based in the Helsinki office, will report to Barings’ Head of Real Estate Transactions Europe, Gunther Deutsch. In his role, Fredriksson will be responsible for supporting the development and growth of Barings’ platform in Finland through the sourcing of transactions across the risk spectrum from core to value add. 
Fredriksson brings over ten years’ experience in real estate and joins Barings from LocalTapiola Real Estate Asset Management where has worked across transactions and portfolio and investment management involving a range of asset classes. Prior to this, Fredriksson spent two years at NCC Property Development, one of the largest real estate development companies in the Nordics.
This appointment reflects the growth of Barings’ real estate platform in Finland, which now has assets under management of circa EUR700 million.
Gunther Deutsch, Head of Real Estate Transactions Europe at Barings, says: “The Nordics is an important region for Barings and Jere’s appointment has further strengthened the team.  I look forward to working closely with Jere as we continue to grow our investment portfolio in Finland as part of our core and value-add investment strategies.”
Fredriksson says: “I'm very excited to join the Barings Real Estate team in Finland. Barings has great ambition for its real estate business and I look forward to working with the team to help grow the business in Finland.”