Hodes Weill & Associates, a global real estate advisory boutique, has appointed Ibtissem ("Ibti") Sfaxi as a Principal in its London office with primary responsibility for coverage of institutions and family offices in the Middle East and Europe.
Ms. Sfaxi joins from Aberdeen Standard Investments where she was a Senior Business Development Manager and Property Product Specialist.
Will Rowson, Partner, commented:"Ibti's insight, knowledge and diverse experience in capital raising and business development across key markets in the Middle East and Europe allows Hodes Weill to expand its global coverage in these very important markets."
Ibti added: "Hodes Weill has built a strong reputation as an expert advisor in the Middle East and Europe, and I look forward to enhancing Hodes Weill's market position and network of relationships
in these regions."
Ms. Sfaxi joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2012 from Pradera Real Estate, a UK based fund manager, where she was responsible for business development in Europe and the Middle East. Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life merged in August 2017 to form Aberdeen Standard Investments.
Prior to joining Pradera, Ms. Sfaxi was a Vice-President at JER Partner's London office and was responsible for capital raising for the company's various opportunistic fund offerings. Ms. Sfaxi began her career in property business development in 2003 at Capital & Marketing Group where she participated in capital raises aggregating over €6 billion of equity.
Ms. Sfaxi is a dual British and Tunisian national and a native French and Arabic speaker. She is a graduate of the University of London.
About Hodes Weill & Associates
Hodes Weill & Associates is a real estate advisory boutique with a focus on the investment and funds management industry. With offices in New York, London and Hong Kong, Hodes Weill is one of the largest independent real estate advisory boutiques. Founded in 2009, Hodes Weill provides a full range of services including institutional capital raising for funds, transactions, co-investments and separate accounts; M&A, strategic advice and restructuring advisory services; and fairness and valuation analyses. Clients include property companies, investment and fund managers, institutional investors, lenders, property owners and other participants in the institutional real estate market.
In addition, Hodes Weill is co-sponsor of, and advisor to, Tunbridge Partners LLC, an asset management company focused on making minority equity investments in real estate- and real asset-focused investment managers. In addition to providing capital, Tunbridge provides strategic and operational support to its partner firms, including access to global institutional coverage and distribution services through its affiliation with Hodes Weill.
All U.S. regulated capital market and securities advisory services are provided by Hodes Weill Securities, LLC, a registered broker-dealer with the SEC, and a member of FINRA and SIPC, and internationally, by non-U.S. Hodes Weill affiliates. All investment advisory services are provided by HW Capital Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor with the SEC.
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