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Volker Kraft
Volker Kraft
Managing Partner, ECE Real Estate Partners

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Managing Partner at ECE Real Estate Partners, Volker sets the firm's strategy. ECE manages €10Bn+ in assets, primarily in European shopping centers and hotels. Before ECE, he was Director at Allianz Capital Partners, involved in management and investment committees. From 2009-15, he served on DDR Corp.'s Board, a US open-air shopping center leader. In 2014, he joined Aliansce Sonae's Board, Brazil's top mall developer & operator, and since 2022, he's on Deutsche EuroShop AG’s Board, Germany's sole public firm investing only in shopping centers. Holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in finance from University of St. Gallen.
We are Europe’s leading private equity real estate investment manager with a focus on shopping centres. We are a sister company of ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG. Our assets under management comprise 24 prime shopping centres in seven European countries with a total fair market value of more than 5 billion euros.
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