As pioneers of European real estate, Europa has been protecting our clients’ – and their clients’ – investment interests for 25 years.
Experience across the different cycles enables us to face the future with courage, competently navigating both challenging and favourable markets to build investment portfolios that reliably reflect our clients’ aims.
With 170 transactions and 13 funds raised in 21 Countries, we are seasoned, specialist real estate investment managers. Additionally, we benefit from the backing of one of the world’s largest real estate investment managers (Mitsubishi Estate Group), giving the added assurance of over $100bn AUM.
Our investment approach is to seek mispriced risk in European real estate.
Real estate markets, like other investment markets, are more volatile than they should be, given their underlying risks and fundamentals. This volatility is caused by a mix of human behaviour and institutional influences.
Real estate assets are all different. Our investment approach puts all potential opportunities on a level playing field. By identifying where prices should be, and the narratives and constraints causing them to diverge, we can begin to identify mispriced risk.
In doing so, we reveal opportunities that are potentially attractive investments for our clients; opportunities that more orthodox approaches may miss. Our aim is to execute on those opportunities reflecting our clients’ goals of shielding and growing their beneficiaries’ capital.
We think seeking mispriced risk in this way gives us a clear edge.
There are three ways to invest with us, depending on your risk appetite and aims.
All of them follow our distinctive investment approach, seeking mispriced risk and embedding downside protection to deliver more reliable prospective returns, whether for core or non-core strategies.
Protecting our clients’ interests is at the centre of everything we do. The percentage gains needed to recover from a loss greatly exceed the percentage of the decline. This is why shielding our clients’ capital from downside risk is so important.
As fiduciaries, we must consider the risks that come from not operating our clients’ assets in a sustainable way, in the same way as we would consider any other risk to our clients’ assets. Ever-changing regulation and occupiers’ expectations means investment risk that evolves due to potential obsolescence. It also presents an opportunity.
When seeking mispriced risk, environmental factors are thought through as part of our investment approach. The appropriate actions for each asset must be considered differently to deliver the best outcomes for our clients.
- We seek opportunities to enhance asset performance, mitigate risks and drive lower running costs for tenants.
- We have secured certifications like BREEAM, DGNB, Fitwel and Wired Score for a number of our clients’ assets.
- We have participated in the annual GRESB process since 2014.
- In 2022 our funds scored highly. The Europa Generation Student Fund and the Mitsubishi Estate London European Office Development strategy were awarded 5 green stars.
- Europa is a UN-PRI signatory. Two of our clients’ funds are aligned with Article 8 under SFDR.
- Europa is currently addressing scope 1 and scope 2 of our clients’ assets carbon emissions