Schroders has appointed Thomas Guyot as head of property investment in France to spearhead the group’s expansion into the nation’s property market.
Guyot will be responsible for managing property investments in France within the Pan European funds including the listed European Real Estate Investment Trust (EREIT), the Swiss open ended fund (Immobilien Europa Direkt) and the Schroders European Logistics Fund (SELF).
Thomas’ previous experience includes being head of commercial property for ICADE and CEO and Board Member of Compagnie la Lucette, a French REIT formerly controlled by Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds in Paris. Guyot will report directly to Tony Smedley, Schroders head of pan European funds.
Smedley says: “Growing our Continental European capability is a key part of our business strategy and Thomas will be developing the French business from our Paris office, with an initial focus on origination for our funds in their investment phase.”