Stephan Fritsch
Managing Director
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15+ years of experience in real estate across all lifecycle stages and asset classes
Executed transactions with a market value of more than EUR 4.5 billion and managed more than two million square meters to date on behalf of institutional clients
Master's degree from the European Business School (ebs) at Oestrich Winkel
Based in Hamburg
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Stephan Fritsch is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal’s Captiva Group, which he joined in 2005. He is responsible for the sourcing, underwriting and execution of transactions as well as for asset management projects. He has fulfilled key functions in all of Captiva's German transactions to date which have an accumulated value of more than €4.5 billion.

Mr. Fritsch co-founded alstria – a listed real estate company focused on high class offices and Germany’s first REIT – and played a substantial role in the company’s run-up to its initial public offering (IPO). Today, alstria is part of the SDAX index and manages a portfolio with a market value in excess of €3.2 billion.

At A&M Captiva, Mr. Fritsch is currently responsible for two funds and a number of separate asset management mandates from large institutional investors and corporates. The portfolio managed today covers all commercial real estate asset classes with a focus on retail and healthcare. With approximately 700,000 square meters of lettable area and more than 200 tenants, including the top German food retailers Edeka and Rewe Group, Schwarz Group and Aldi, A&M Captiva is very familiar with the needs and challenges its tenants face on a day-to-day and strategic basis. Furthermore, A&M Captiva managed a substantial logistics and industrial portfolio with more than 660,000 square meters of lettable area.

A key element of A&M Captiva’s asset management activities is to ensure that tenants can focus on their core business and rely on properly functioning real estate stock. A&M Captiva continuously works on increasing the efficiency of buildings, e.g., by reducing operating costs or identifying new income streams.

A&M Captiva also provides real estate know-how and asset management services for the larger A&M group across all industries, be it in the context of restructuring mandates, performance improvement tasks, or forensic and dispute services.

Prior to joining A&M Captiva, Mr. Fritsch worked with Aareal Bank AG, one of Europe’s leading specialist real estate lending institutions. At Aareal, he was involved in asset-backed lending activities for the German, French and U.S. markets before working in the group’s principal investment and asset management divisions.

Mr. Fritsch earned the German title Diplom Kaufmann (MBA) from the European Business School (ebs) at Oestrich Winkel. He is a member of the investment committee of a European real estate fund and holds various director level positions in dedicated real estate investment holding companies. Mr. Fritsch is approved by the FCA as CF 1 director. A German national, Mr. Fritsch is also fluent in English.