Tikehau Capital (Paris: TKO), a global alternative asset management group, announces the opening of its new office in Frankfurt and appoints Dominik P. Felsmann as head of Germany as of March 15, 2021.
The opening of an office in Frankfurt constitutes the firm’s twelfth office in the world and further expands Tikehau Capital’s presence in Western Europe, alongside its offices in Paris, London, Brussels, Milan, Madrid and, more recently, Luxembourg and Amsterdam.
The opening of an office in Frankfurt marks an important step in Tikehau Capital’s commitment to the German market, underlining its strong presence in Germany in terms of investment and investors as well as in terms of strategic partnerships like the one tied with DWS since 2018.
With this high-level appointment, Tikehau Capital also strengthens its private debt platform, drawing on Dominik P. Felsmann’s 15 years of experience in the leveraged finance industry.
Dominik P. Felsmann will lead the Group in Germany and bring with him an in-depth knowledge of investors in the DACH region.
Thomas Friedberger, Co-CIO and CEO of Tikehau Investment Management, declared:
“We are delighted to welcome Dominik to Tikehau Capital as we seek to strengthen our presence in Germany and the DACH region. What sets Tikehau Capital apart are its global investment capabilities combined with strong local expertise. an immediate asset for Tikehau Capital’s commitment to develop our franchise in Germany and with our German-speaking clients. His international experience as well as his vast network will help us to further strengthen the presence of the company in the region.
Dominik will join Tikehau Capital in March 2021 as Head of Germany. In his role, he will be responsible for deepening local investment origination capabilities and developing Tikehau Capital’s business in Germany, as well as strengthening the company’s long-standing relationships with German investors. Dominik brings over 15 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining Tikehau Capital, he was Head of Leveraged Finance Germany for ABN AMRO, where he was responsible for building and leading the local Leveraged Finance team since 2017. He previously worked for IKB, HSBC and Commerzbank in their leveraged finance and acquisition teams in Frankfurt. and London.
Tikehau Capital sees significant untapped potential in the German direct lending space, a business the company has launched across Europe. Its customer offering in Germany will cover all of its business segments: Private Debt, Real Assets, Private Equity and Capital Markets.
Having a local presence in Frankfurt further strengthens the company’s commitment to the DACH region. Tikehau Capital will also transfer staff from its Paris headquarters to support the Group’s development plan in Germany and intends to develop its Frankfurt office by recruiting experienced local talent over time.
Tikehau Capital has made a series of significant investments in Germany, both in real estate, in offices, hotels and shops in various cities, for a total amount of more than € 800 million, to which is added 800 M € total credit exposure which is invested in more than 50 companies. Tikehau Capital has been a partner of the DWS Group since 2018. In addition, Tikehau Capital has a diversified German LP base across all of its asset classes.
ABOUT TIKEHAU CAPITAL
Tikehau Capital is a global alternative asset management group with € 28.5 billion in assets under management (as of December 31, 2020). Tikehau Capital has developed extensive expertise in four asset classes (private debt, real assets, private equity and capital markets strategies) as well as multi-asset and special opportunities strategies.
Tikehau Capital is a Founder-led team with a differentiated business model, a strong balance sheet, an exclusive global transaction flow and a history of supporting high quality companies and leaders.
Deeply rooted in the real economy, Tikehau Capital offers tailor-made and innovative alternative financing solutions to the companies in which it invests and seeks to create long-term value for its investors, while generating positive impacts on society. Relying on its solid capital base (2.8 billion euros in equity as of June 30, 2020), the firm invests its own capital alongside its investor clients within each of its strategies.
Controlled by its managers alongside leading institutional partners, Tikehau Capital is guided by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and DNA, shared by its 570 employees (as of June 30, 2020) in its 11 offices in Europe, Asia and North America . Tikehau Capital is listed on compartment A of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (ISIN code: FR0013230612; Ticker: TKO.FP).
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