Munich, May 5, 2020 - Catella Real Estate AG (CREAG) has engaged Wolfgang Holzberger and is expanding its investment and fund strategy to include logistics and industrial real estate: As of May 2020, the 50-year-old Holzberger will take over as Head of Logistics Investment Management, building up a logistics team at the Munich-based investment manager.
Wolfgang Holzberger was Managing Director of the Munich-based company RLI Investors GmbH until November 2019 and responsible for transaction management. Prior to joining RLI, Holzberger worked for REAL I.S. AG as Team Leader Legal for 14 companies. At CREAG, he will drive forward the development of a logistics fund for institutional investors and build up a portfolio. In the selection of products, special emphasis is placed on the sustainability of the investments.
"We are very pleased that we were able to win Wolfgang Holzberger for us. With his 24 years of professional experience in the real estate sector, including 10 years in various management positions, and his expertise in the fund business, he is the ideal candidate to open up the logistics and light industrial property class for us and to expand our product range in this segment. The extension of our sustainability strategy, which we have been pursuing for years, to the logistics real estate sector is an important step towards fully anchoring sustainability as an investment criterion for all real estate investments in our company," says Henrik Fillibeck, CEO of Catella Real Estate AG.
Wolfgang Holzberger studied law at the University of Augsburg, is a lawyer and holds a Master of Law Real Estate Law (LL.M.) from the University of Münster. During his 14 years with Real I.S. AG he accompanied numerous real estate transactions in Germany and abroad and was appointed team leader legal in 2012. In September 2015, he joined RLI Investors and took over the transaction management of a total of 38 individual transactions for two institutional funds and third party mandates with a total transaction volume of EUR 1 billion, thus ensuring the successful launch of two special AIF with an investment focus on logistics in Germany. From July 2017, he was also responsible as Managing Director for portfolio management and investor relations.
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