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Team

VICTORIAPARTNERS currently has a headcount of 15 fully employed professionals, including partner level, excluding back office staff, which presumably makes it the most significant sector dedicated Real Estate Investment Banking team in German-speaking Europe. All professionals on the Partner and Principal levels are able to demonstrate a strong background with many years of track record and service in bulge bracket investment banking firms.

Until year-end 2013, the founding partners ran the Real Estate Investment Banking businesses at Citigroup, Credit Suisse and UBS with a focus on German-speaking Europe. With c. 100 years of combined professional experience in the sector, the partners have advised on more than 50 successful real estate M&A, Capital Markets and Institutional Funds Advisory transactions since 2014 with VICTORIAPARTNERS.

Partners

Stefan Bartschat

  • 17 years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: UBS
  • Diplom-Kaufmann
    (University of Regensburg)
  • Focus: Real Estate M&A,
    Real Estate Capital Markets

Sebastian Fuchs

  • 18 years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: UBS, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup
  • Diplom-Kaufmann / Diplômé
    de Grande Ecole (ESCP-EAP)
  • Focus: Real Estate M&A,
    Real Estate Financial Sponsor Transactions

Bernd Janssen

  • 27 years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: Smith New Court, UBS, Continuum Capital
  • Diplom-Kaufmann
    (University of Goettingen)
  • Focus: Analysis of listed real estate equities in German-speaking Europe and equities investment strategy

Dr. Christian Schlueter

  • 19 years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse
  • Dr. iur. (TU Dresden),
    Qualified lawyer (University of Munich, District Court of Berlin), Master Studies in Real Estate (EBS)
  • Focus: Corporate Real Estate, Real Estate M&A, Real Estate Capital Markets, Institutional Funds

Marco Diesing

  • 12 years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: DZ Bank, Simmons & Simmons, Credit Suisse
  • Qualified lawyer
    (University of Bochum / OLG Duesseldorf, University of Catania)
  • Focus of activity: Institutional Funds, Transaction Structuring in Real Estate Capital Markets and M&A

Principals

Karsten Wirth

  • 12 years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: Citigroup
  • Diplom-Kaufmann
    (HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management)
  • Focus: Real Estate M&A,
    Real Estate Capital Markets,
    Real Estate Financial Sponsor Transactions

Daniel Schuelken

  • 10 years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: Credit Suisse
  • Diplom-Kaufmann
    (WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Management), Qualified bank clerk
  • Focus: Real Estate M&A, Real Estate Capital Markets
Dr. Tobias Dechant

Dr. Tobias Dechant

  • 8  years of professional experience
  • Previous experience: IVG
  • Dr. rer. pol. (University of Regensburg), Diplom-Volkswirt (University of Regensburg), Master of Science in Real Estate Finance and Investment (University of Reading)
  • Focus: Real Estate M&A, Real Estate Capital Markets