AEW appoints Head of Institutional Asset Management – France

AEW, one of the largest real estate investment and asset managers, has appointed Xavier de Saqui de Sannes as Head of Institutional Asset Management in France. He will be based in Paris and will report to Raphaël Brault, Head of France - Institutional Division.

De Saqui de Sannes joins AEW with over 30 years’ experience having held positions at Invesco Real Estate as Asset Management Director, DTZ Asset Management immobilier as Senior Asset Manager and CapGemini Conseil as Managing Consultant. During his career Xavier has led on both asset management initiatives whilst also advising senior management teams on acquisitions and financing. 

In his new position, De Saqui de Sannes will manage a team of 70 and will oversee the creation and implementation of business plans across the portfolio in France on behalf of AEW’s institutional clients. This will include asset management, development, renovation, leasing and disposals, as well as sustainable development and asset valuation.
Raphaël Brault, Head of France - Institutional Division, says: “Xavier has a wealth of experience and I am confident that, together with his highly qualified team, he will continue to drive strong performance across the portfolio. Asset management is at the heart of our business and our team’s diverse range of skills and expertise ensures we are well placed to continue to deliver value and the best possible returns for our clients.”
De Saqui de Sannes holds an MBA from HEC (1998) and is graduated from ISG (1986).