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Volker Kraft
Volker Kraft
Managing Partner, ECE Real Estate Partners

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Managing Partner of ECE Real Estate Partners, responsible for defining the investment strategy of the company. ECE Real Estate Partners is an institutional fund management platform focused on shopping centre investments in Europe with approx. € 5Bn assets under management. Prior to joining ECE in 2008, he was a Director of Allianz Capital Partners, a German private equity firm, where he was a member of the management team and the internal Investment Committee. From 2009-15, he served on the Board of Directors of DDR Corp., a leading owner & operator of open-air shopping centres in the US. In 2014, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of Aliansce Sonae Shopping Centers S.A., the largest developer & operator of shopping malls in Brazil.
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.