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MERLIN Properties SOCIMI, S.A. is one of the leading real estate companies listed on the Spanish Stock Exchange (IBEX-35), focused on the acquisition and management of commercial assets in the Iberian Peninsula.
The Company has elected to become a SOCIMI (Spanish REIT regime). The principal activity of the Company is the acquisition, active management, operation and selective rotation of commercial real estate assets in the segment of “Core” and “Core Plus”, mainly in Spain and to a lesser extent in Portugal. The Company is focused on the office, retail and logistics.
MERLIN Properties benefits from top qualified professionals leading the management of the portfolio, seeking to maximise the operational efficiency and return on assets.
The company aims to remunerate the shareholders through a combination of annual dividend distribution and value enhancement of the EPRA NAV of the Company.
Mr. Clemente has over 20 years’ experience as a real estate professional. He has worked at Garrigues, Bankers Trust REIB, DB Real Estate and RREEF, as Managing Director. Mr Clemente has participated in transactions with an aggregate volume of approximately €5.0 billion across all property sectors. These include the sale and leaseback of the Tree Portfolio, the largest real estate transaction executed in Europe in 2009.
During his tenure at RREEF, he was responsible for a team managing an asset portfolio of more than €3.0 billion, representing the full range of global funds advised by RREEF. This team also raised seven investment vehicles, of which two are still active, representing approximately €500 million of equity on behalf of Spanish private clients and family offices.
Mr. Clemente holds superior degrees in Law and in Economics & Business Administration, with a specialisation in Finance, from ICADE (E-3), is a lecturer of the MRE programme at IE Business School and a member of the Spanish Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Mr. Ollero has over 13 years’ experience as a real estate professional. He has worked at Arthur Andersen, FCC Construcción, Deutsche Bank M&A and RREEF, as Managing Director. During his tenure at RREEF, he led the execution of real estate transactions with an aggregate value of approximately €4.0 billion, ranging from Core to Opportunistic, as well as the subsequent asset management of the resulting portfolios. He also played a key role in the structuring and equity raising of five investment vehicles for the Iberian peninsula and Morocco, in cooperation with the Private Wealth Management Division of Deutsche Bank.
Mr. Ollero holds superior degrees in Law and in Economics & Business Administration, with a specialisation in Finance, from ICADE (E-3).
Mr. Brush has over 30 years’ experience as a real estate professional. He started his career at Philadelphia National Bank in 1983 and moved to Bankers Trust (now part of Deutsche Bank) as a Vice President in 1987. During his 20-year tenure at Bankers Trust/Deutsche Bank Real Estate, Mr. Brush founded the Real Estate Opportunistic investing division, where he was a Global Head and CIO of the business for 13 years.
During that time, he supervised the completion of over 150 transactions consisting of real estate acquisitions, equity investments, corporate recapitalisations and distressed loan portfolio acquisitions with an enterprise value in excess of $50.0 billion.
Most recently, Mr. Brush served as Managing Partner at Brookfield Property Group, responsible for the firm’s real estate investing activities in Europe, where he closed the £500 million acquisition of Gazeley, a pan-European logistics company (2012).
Mr. Brush holds a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of several real estate professional organisations.
Mr. Fernando Lacadena has over 35 years’ experience in the field of financing, very oriented towards the management and performance of the business. In the latter stage of his career, Mr. Lacadena specialized in the financial area in large multinational corporations, with solid experience in designing, negotiating and structuring financing operations.
From 2007 to 2014, Mr. Lacadena was CFO of Sacyr Group and he was appointed CEO of Testa Inmuebles en Renta, S.A. in December 2014. Mr. Lacadena previously worked at ACS-Dragados Group for 13 years, holding similar positions. He began his career in the audit company Arthur Andersen, where he worked for 10 years.
Mr. Lacadena holds superior degrees in Law and in Economics & Business Administration, with a specialization in Finance, from ICADE (E-3).