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2024-06-19 7:30 CET, Europe | Investment Management | Press release

Catella strengthen Value-Add product offering for European growth

Catella has appointed Ronnie Holtslag, currently Director Acquisitions at Catella Investment Management Benelux (CIMB) as Director of Cross Border Investments with focus on Value-Add and opportunistic strategies. These new initiatives and products are based on Catella’s pan-European presence and focus on institutional investors globally.

Ronnie Holtslag has extensive experience in project development, real estate acquisitions, and fund investments. He currently serves as the Director Acquisitions at CIMB. Previously, he held positions as the Head of Acquisitions at Bouwfonds Investment Management, responsible for residential acquisitions in Europe, and as the Area Manager at BPD Europe BV, overseeing international development and investment opportunities. Prior to these roles, he worked as the Construction Director at the development company LivingStone International.

Catella is developing innovative and sustainable investment products and partnerships through cross-border initiatives and collaboration with local teams. Catella aims to build a portfolio with a mix of assets requiring active management and development within the Value-Add and opportunistic investment strategies. The company has recently launched the pan-European Living Development program, which focuses on developing sustainable residential and student housing assets, supported by AI, in-house expertise, and co-investments. In the next few years, Catella will add more products that focus on sustainability expanding its products to better fit different economic conditions using its strong financial position to grow into new business areas and markets.

“Given my experience working across Europe and globally, I am excited to contribute my skillset to further expand and develop Catella's portfolio of products. Our unique platform, synergies, and pan-European presence offer us tremendous opportunities to acquire and develop attractive products that will benefit both society and investors. I look forward to being a part of this endeavour”, comments Ronnie Holtslag the appointment.

“Ronnie is a perfect match and add-on to the development of our new initiatives. With his strong development background and large network, he will be working with our local teams to generate growth and new offerings for our clients”, said Timo Nurminen, Head of Investment Management at Catella Group.

Ronnie Holtslag will start in his new position on October 1.

For more information, please contact:
Timo Nurminen
Head of Investment Management
+358 10 5220 100

Ronnie Holtslag
Director Acquisitions
+31 43 8200 302

About Catella
Catella is a leading specialist in property investments and fund management, with operations in 12 countries. The group has over EUR 13 billion in assets under management. Catella is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in the Mid Cap segment. Read more at