Philippe Peirs has joined La Française to head-up International Real Estate Development. Philippe comes with a wealth of experience in the real estate industry and specifically in fundraising having worked for Société Générale for twenty years. His last position held was Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Fundraising Group. Philippe was instrumental in developing private fundraising advisory services at Société Générale CIB for third party investors that focused on European real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy. Philippe graduated from ESCP and has a Master of Science in Finance from London Business School.
Philippe Peirs is operating out of London. As Head of International Real Estate Development, Philippe will pursue Pan European, Middle Eastern and Asian development opportunities and work hand in hand with La Française partner Forum Partners, a global real estate investment management firm. “La Française is truly going in new directions and innovating in real estate asset management. The group has ambitious international development plans, and my arrival, which coincides with the capital stake taken in Forum Partners, clearly reflects the group’s commitment ,” comments Philippe.
Philippe Lecomte, CEO of La Française AM International and Head of Institutional Development (France and International) said, “Philippe is a valuable addition to our international development team. Having lived in London, the international real estate hub, for the past fifteen years, he has a full grasp of what motivates real estate investors. His extensive network should also contribute solidly to the funding of real estate transactions and future product launches. He’s a perfect match for the job.”