DWS appoints senior real estate investment specialist

Global real estate investor DWS has appointed Issie Armstrong as senior coverage specialist in its London-based real estate investment specialist team, reporting to Ulrich von Creytz, head of real estate coverage specialists for Europe.

Armstrong’s responsibilities include providing real estate investment and product expertise to deliver positive outcomes for investors and prospects, as well as developing strategic partnerships with global investors for real estate joint ventures and identifying potential new investment products and solutions.

Ulrich von Creytz, head of real estate coverage specialists for Europe at DWS said: 'We are pleased to welcome Issie to DWS at a time of growth for our European real estate platform.

'We have seen strong investor interest in our pan European real estate capabilities, including our pan European diversified and living sector strategies as well as large separate accounts discussions with global investors.

'Issie will play a pivotal role and add further capacity within the investment specialist team to develop and support these growth initiatives.'

Armstrong joins DWS with more than 12 years of investment management experience. Most recently, she was an investment director within the Aviva Investors real assets investment specialists team.

Prior to this, Armstrong was a client executive at LaSalle Investment Management where she focused on creating and managing relationships with prospective investors and investment consultants in the Netherlands, UK and Ireland.

She also participates in a number of industry initiatives focused on diversity & inclusion and is a member of the Association of Real Estate Funds’ (AREF) diversity & inclusion taskforce advisory group.


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