20095 - Hamburg
+49 40 300930110
Managing Director, Apleona GVA Fondsmanagement GmbH, Germany
Jan Petersen, 48, is Managing Director of Apleona GVA Fondsmanagement GmbH, a subsidiary of the Real Estate Advisory and Management Company Apleona, and is responsible as a Co-Head for the company’s Investment Management, including the Fund and Asset Management services. He has over 25 years of experience in the real estate business with several leading functions, holds a diploma degree in banking from Frankfurt School of Finance and has extensive expertise in finance, funds and wealth management.
Petersen and his multi-disciplinary Fund Management Team provide holistic management solutions for investment fund companies including the overall monitoring of the investment companies, the asset management for the fund properties on an international level and the planning and implementation of the fund strategy. The team provides efficient risk management and controlling measures and, if applicable, financial engineering measures for distressed assets and non-performing single purpose vehicles. They are further leading in high quality, transparent reporting for investors, trustees and financing partners and prepare and manage shareholders meetings.
Before joining Apleona, Petersen was Managing Director of HCI Real Estate Holding with responsibility for the fund and asset management, restructuring measures and banking negotiations. He and his team joined Apleona with the transfer of the real estate management from HCI to Bilfinger Real Estate (today Apleona GVA) in 2013. In 2009, Jan Petersen joined HCI Capital AG taking over trusteeship for communications and (crisis) management of the managed ship funds.
Before Petersen joined HCI in 2009, he had several positions at Bankhaus Wölbern & Co. for over 16 years being responsible for various M&A, Real Estate and outsourcing projects, including the Wealth Management division as well as the conception and management of several private equity funds. In this function, he also spent a year in Johannesburg, South Africa, while always remaining true to his Hamburg origin. When not working, Petersen spends time with his family and friends, jogs, kitesurfs or rides the bike.