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Commerz Real appoints Global Head of Institutional Sales and Group Treasury

Barkha Mehmedagic (43), to Head of Asset Financing and Group Treasury at Commerz Real, has also assumed responsibility for marketing to institutional investors as of 1 October 2021. 

As Global Head of Institutional Sales and Group Treasury she reports directly to board member Siegfried Eschen. In addition, she is a member of the management of Commerz Real Capital-Management Company, which has managed the issuance, marketing and administration of alternative investment funds (AIF) for institutional investors since 2013. 

“With her many years of treasury and capital market experience and her extensive industry network Barkha Mehmedagic will significantly advance our institutional and mandate business,” says Siegfried Eschen, member of the board of Commerz Real.

 With the newly-created unit Commerz Real intends to gradually expand its client groups and equity capital markets. 

“As well as developing our special fund business, we intend to develop a sustainable mandates and advisory business area for institutional investors and ultra-high-net-worth individuals,” explains Mehmedagic.

Mehmedagic has more than 20 years’ experience at international level in the structuring of financing solutions for commercial real estate and infrastructure. Thus, among other things, she was responsible for the development of business in Asia at Eurohypo AG before joining Commerz Real in 2006. The trained banker and certified banking specialist is also active as a visiting lecturer at numerous private universities in Germany; she is also a member of various associations and networks in the real estate and financing sectors. Furthermore, she is a member of the Strategy Board of a Berlin-based proptech.

Source: propertyfundsworld.com on the 7th October