© 2017 LRC Group.

Specialising in the Acquisition and Management of Pan-European Property Portfolios

OUR EXPERTISE

Acquisitions & DD

LRC continues to maintain a pipeline of potential investments throughout Europe. Our track record as a dependable closer gives property sellers confidence in our closing ability. We employ best-in-class legal and technical support during the due diligence phase which enhances efficiency and speed.

Asset Management

This is the backbone of the LRC operation. Our track record on value-add projects is unparalleled. LRC maintains and develops strong, lasting relationships with tenants and agents to maximise the value of our real estate. We work with all types of tenants, from private individuals to the largest multi-national corporation.

Property Management

Tenant relationships and property maintenance are key to preserving and improving the value of both commercial and residential properties. LRC employs in-house property managers to insure that each property is managed to a best-in-class standard

 
 
Development

The highest and best use of a property is ever changing. LRC always considers change of use and development as one of the most important ways to improve the value of real estate. We have successfully completed conversions and ground-up developments across Europe.

ABOUT

The LRC Group (“LRC”) is a privately held investment and management firm operating from affiliated offices in
 

  • London

  • Berlin

  • Amsterdam

  • Dublin

  • Lodz

  • Larnaca

LRC’s principals have been active in the European real estate markets since 1995 and bring a combined experience of over 125 years in the international property and finance markets to the table.

As an opportunity-driven investment group, LRC is not bound by fixed investment profiles and return requirements and can assess every opportunity based on its individual merits without limitations to asset class, volume or jurisdiction.

We have sourced and acquired real estate assets with a total value of over €6bn across Europe.

LRC specialises in structuring and executing portfolio transactions from value-add situations and enhances them through strong in-house asset management with a demonstrated track record.

OUR TEAM

Yehuda Barashi

Founder

Yehuda is the founder and principal of the LRC Group. He oversees the business activities of the group focusing on new business development and investor relations. He specialises in structuring acquisitions and disposals of commercial and residential real estate while also leading strategic negotiations with key tenants across the portfolios. Yehuda has over 20 years of experience in European real estate across a wide variety of disciplines.

Nadav Zohar

Chairman

Nadav has 20 years of experience in Real Estate & investment banking, M&A and advisory work. He was Morgan Stanley’s head of the Israel investment banking office and served as the European Banking operations officer in London. Nadav was also the COO of Delek Global Real Estate plc. He served as the Chairman of Soluto Ltd. and continues to serve as a board member on a number of companys' boards, public and private.  Nadav holds an MSc in Finance from the London Business School and an LLB in Law.

Chris Dimitriadis

Senior Managing Director

Chris has nearly 20 years of experience of European real estate with a strong focus on acquisitions and asset management. He joined LRC in 2006 and had a significant role in setting up operations in Germany before returning to London to reinforce LRC’s investment activities in the UK in 2009. He has been instrumental in the firm's acquisition of dozens of successful projects across the UK. Chris holds an MA in Strategic Financial Management and a BSc in International Business Management.

Matt Grefsheim

Chief Operating Officer

Matt has over 25 years of experience in loan management/restructuring, real estate asset management and development and with people and process management. Prior to joining LRC, Matt was the Director of European Loan Asset Management at Hatfield Philips for 8 years, leading a team of up to 25 persons underwriting and re-structuring loans in excess of €30bn, secured by assets spread all over Europe. Before Hatfield Philips, Matt was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley for 4 years and an Asset Manager at CRIMI MAE.

Mark Debets

Head of Asset Management

Mark has 20 years of experience in real estate asset management and the management of real estate companies. Prior to joining LRC, Mark headed Lone Star and Hudson Advisors’ Benelux Asset Management team for 4 years, leading a team of up to 15 people. There, he was also working on the underwriting and closing of acquisitions of in excess of €5bn, including the takeover of the Propertize platform (the former SNS bad bank), further acting as the Managing Director of Propertize’ shareholder.

Denis Lavrut

Chief Financial Officer

Denis has over 20 years of experience in finance, controlling and accounting. Joining LRC in 2008, Denis relocated to Berlin to establish and supervise the accounting and reporting processes for LRC’s German operations before returning to London in 2011. Prior to LRC, Denis held high profile positions for several large international firms and organisations operating in a variety of industries. He was a finance and senior business development manager at Daimler Chrysler (both in the UK and in Germany); a finance director at Blatchford (responsible for the UK, France and Germany) and a financial controller at Siemens. Denis is a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA) and holds an MBA from the New York Institute of Technology.

Ahmed Tayane

General Counsel

Prior to joining LRC, Ahmed was a corporate and finance litigation lawyer specialised in insolvency and restructuring. He mainly represented financial sponsors, loan servicers, corporate borrowers and issuers and was recognised as a next generation lawyer by Legal500 EMEA. Being a Fulbright alumni and Michigan Grotius fellow, he was also active in the academic field at a Belgian University. Ahmed holds a Masters law degree from the University of Antwerp and an LL.M. from the University of Michigan Law School.

Francis McCabe

Head of Operations and Acquisitions Ireland

Francis has 13 years of experience in commercial lending, loan restructuring and real estate asset management. Prior to joining LRC, Francis was Vice President in European Loan Asset Management at Hatfield Philips for 7 years where he managed and restructured loans in excess of €4bn, primarily across its French and UK loan book. Before joining Hatfield Philips, Francis worked in commercial lending at Anglo Irish Bank for 6 years in their London as well as Dublin and Geneva offices.

Yoni Karako

Director Germany

Yoni joined LRC Germany in 2014, bringing with him a wealth of marketing, consulting and management experience stemming from senior industry positions in the hospitality sector. He holds a BSc in Business Administration and Political Science and is responsible for managing both the German portfolio and LRC's Berlin office.

Piotr Klatka

Director Poland

Piotr has been LRC’s Polish Office Director in Łódź since 2017. He has over 17 years of experience in managing and leasing commercial real estate across the entire Polish market, including 10 years of working at Echo Investment Inc. His key responsibilities include lease service, operational supervision and implementation of real estate modernisation processes on behalf of asset owners.

David Landwehr

Head of Operations Germany

David has been active in the European property markets since 2006, performing asset management services and leading acquisition processes on approx. €4.5bn of residential and commercial real estate. Since 2009, he has been managing LRC’s German operations (leading up to 37 staff members), providing services in particular for assets from distressed situations requiring fast turnaround solutions.

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SAMPLE ASSETS

The Royal Mint Court, London
AON, Rotterdam
K55, Berlin
INIT, Amsterdam
Stralauer Allee, Berlin
ACC, Bremen
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TENANTS

CONTACT

UK Office

LRC UK
60 Welbeck Street
London W1G 9XB

United Kingdom

+44 20 7317 1120

German Office

LRC Germany
Schlüterstraße 45
10707 Berlin

Germany

+49 30 88728060

Dutch Office

LRC Netherlands
Gustav Mahlerplein 123
1082 MS Amsterdam
The Netherlands

+31 20 238 4800

Enquiries

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Ireland Office

LRC Ireland

32 Lower Baggot Street

Dublin 2

Ireland
+351 1 588 6640

Poland Office

LRC Poland

ul. Sienkiewicza 85/87,

90-057

Lodz

Poland

+48 697 300 017

Head Office

LRC Group

33 Artemidos Avenue
Metropolitan House, Office 202
CY-6025 Larnaca. Cyprus

+357 24 650 120