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2023-10-31 9:00 CET | Catella Group | Press release

Catella strengthens its Capital Raising team with Florence Shaw

Florence Shaw has joined Catella’s institutional investor Client Relations and Capital Raising team led by Gianluca Romano since April 2023. The new team emphasizes Catella’s ambitions to take the next step on the group’s profitable growth journey and be a more attractive partner for investors globally.

Florence brings extensive experience in investment banking and advising investment managers on product development and capital raising. Prior to Catella, Florence was a director in JLL’s Funds Placement team in the London office for 7 years and previously spent over 10 years at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Bank in the corporate finance team and in the real estate department working on both debt and equity sides. Florence holds a Master in Economics from Paris Dauphine University and will be based in London.

“I am delighted to join such a dynamic pan-European real estate investment platform; a truly vertically integrated player and a one-stop shop for sustainable investments. With its strong entrepreneurial culture, Catella is extremely well-positioned to leverage its investment synergies and offer custom-made indirect structures to institutional investors. I look forward to being part of Catella’s journey in a new strategic direction to globally broaden its client base”. said Florence Shaw, Director, Project Management Capital Raising and Client Relations.

“Florence has extensive experience as a trusted advisor to both institutional investors and investment managers. Having her onboard greatly improves Catella’s ability to serve institutional investors globally as their sustainable investment partner for real estate in Europe.” said Gianluca Romano, Head of Capital Raising & Client Relations.

Catella is the sustainable link between property and capital, providing strong local expertise on a pan-European platform serving institutional investors globally. The company has operations in 12 countries and has EUR 14 billion in assets under management. Over the coming years, Catella will increase its product offering with a clear sustainability profile, broaden its offerings to best adapt to various stages of the economic cycle, and capitalize on the company’s strong financial position to expand into new businesses and markets.