CapMan Real Estate strengthens team in Denmark by hiring prominent real estate professional Carsten Kirk

June 1, 2022

CapMan Real Estate press release

June 01 2022 at 09:00 EEST

CapMan Real Estate strengthens team in Denmark by hiring prominent real estate professional Carsten Kirk

CapMan Real Estate hires Carsten Kirk as Development Director to strengthen its capabilities in Denmark. Mr. Kirk comes with extensive experience and a broad network within the Danish real estate industry. In this new role, he will further execute CapMan Real Estate’s strategy in Denmark and prepare the business for future growth.

CapMan Real Estate has appointed Carsten Kirk to Development Director at CapMan Real Estate Denmark. In this key role, he will be responsible for CapMan Real Estate’s development projects in Denmark. Mr. Kirk will be based in Copenhagen and start in his position on 1 June 2022.

This appointment is a central building block in the execution of CapMan Real Estate ‘s strategic ambitions in Denmark. The team has demonstrated a consistent track record of productive dealmaking and executed on several successful value-add projects. Most recently, the team leased out a unique office space in Copenhagen which is undergoing a complete transformation from a 140-year-old warehouse building, originally used as a storage and brewery for Carlsberg, into high-end office premises. CapMan Real Estate is looking to further expand its scope of activities in Denmark and to further diversify its current platform, keeping ahead of the curve to be able to fulfil future investment needs.

“We are very happy to get Carsten onboard with us. His skill set and character are a perfect fit for CapMan, and we expect our co-operation to be productive on many levels. By appointing Carsten into this new role, we want to further strengthen our existing asset management platform while preparing for future growth. Carsten plays a key role in this development, and as we move forward, executing on our strategy, we expect there will be more hires to follow in the near future,” says Peter Gill, Partner, and Head of CapMan Real Estate Denmark.

“I am very pleased with joining the team at CapMan and bringing my more than 35 years of experience in investing, dealmaking, and developing real estate to good use. I look forward to acquainting myself with the team and tasks and get to work, focusing on value optimization and generating a sustainable and attractive return for CapMan’s investors”, shares Carsten Kirk, Development Director at CapMan Real Estate.

Mr. Kirk has over 35 years of experience working within the Danish real estate industry, where he also has a significant and relevant network. Most recently he worked as Project Director at MT Højgaard Projektudvikling, where he stayed for over seven years. Mr. Kirk is an accomplished real estate professional, having accumulated experience from virtually every segment within the industry, often working on the most demanding cases.

For more information, please contact:

Peter Gill, Partner, Head of CapMan Real Estate Denmark, tel: +45 20 43 55 63

About CapMan

CapMan is a leading Nordic private asset expert with an active approach to value creation. As one of the private equity pioneers in the Nordics we have built value in unlisted businesses, real estate, and infrastructure for over three decades. With over 4.7 billion in assets under management, our objective is to provide attractive returns and innovative solutions to investors. We are dedicated to set science-based targets to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. We have a broad presence in the unlisted market through our local and specialised teams. Our investment strategies cover minority and majority investments in portfolio companies and real estate, and infrastructure assets. We also provide wealth management solutions. Our service business includes procurement and analysis, reporting and back office services. Altogether, CapMan employs approximately 180 professionals in Helsinki, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, London and Luxembourg. We have been listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki since 2001. Read more at www.capman.com.

Photo: Carsten Kirk by Richard-Clark