Pan-European logistics real estate specialist Verdion has strengthened its Nordics business with the appointment of Fredrik Salman as investment manager – Nordics.
Salman joins from Round Hill Capital, the global real estate investment and asset management firm, where he was an investment manager working on deal origination and management of commercial real estate. Prior to this, he spent three years at Brunswick Real Estate in Stockholm.
In his new role, Salman will focus on the sourcing and acquisition of new investment and development opportunities across the region as well as undertaking day-to-day portfolio and investment activity.
He will report to Peter Michael Tetzlaff, Verdion’s head of investment – Nordics, and work closely with Johan Nihlmark, head of business development – Nordics, along with the firm’s other investment, asset management and technical teams.
Verdion has recently closed its Verdion European Logistics Fund 1 (VELF 1), which invests in urban logistics and properties in well-established locations in Northern Europe with a total fund volume of €310 mln. Capital raising for a second fund is now underway, targeting €400 mln of equity.
The company’s wider Nordics portfolio also continues to grow, with the addition of new development opportunities in Gothenburg, J?nk?ping and Vejle in the last year, alongside more established logistics parks in the Greater Stockholm and Greater Copenhagen areas.
Peter Michael Tetzlaff, head of investment – Nordics, at Verdion, said: 'Sweden and Denmark present particularly strong growth opportunities right now, and Fredrik’s appointment will further boost our capacity and expertise across these areas.
'He brings extensive experience in identifying and executing new opportunities, combined with an in-depth understanding of our target markets and a strong network. We are very pleased to welcome him to the team.'