Aviva Investors has expanded its property investment teams in Germany with the hire of two real estate experts, Daniel Lienhard and Gaston Brandes to its Frankfurt office.
Lienhard will take on the role of head of Investment Transactions at Aviva Germany. In this newly created role, he will be responsible for the acquisition and execution of property transactions accoss continental Europe with a focus on Germany. Lienhard joins from Savills Investment Management and has overall 16 years of experience in the asset management industry.
Brandes has been appointed as managing director and head of Real Estate Business Development. He joins from Grosvenor Fund Management, where he most recently worked as head of Capital Markets. Prior to that, he worked among others as executive director Global Real Estate Products & Business Development at UBS Global Asset Management.