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is management partner and founder of Carnaby Capital. At the beginning of his career Tom Leppin was working as IT professional in the mobile and IT sector, working as project leader for large-scale projects.
After studying Business Administration with majors in Marketing and Sales, he specialised in real estate industry. He worked as manager for the real estate portals Immowelt AG and later on as senior key account manager for Immonet GmbH – a daughter of Axel Springer Company. At this time, Tom Leppin designed and renovated his first property – a listed building in Berlin.
Additionaly, Tom Leppin worked as freelance consultant for the Volksbanken Group, the Deusche Kreditbank as well as renown institutional real estate investors and project developer from all over Europe. He accompanied the first joint projects with Dr. Witt at the Witt & Cie. OHG in Hamburg.
is partner of Carnaby Capital and its head of legal. For years, the Hamburg based lawyer was working in the real estate and energy department of “magic circle“ law firm Allen & Overy LLP. During this time he advised various national and international clients in relation to large scale M&A deals, construction projects and real estate transactions.
Dr. Leßmann led real estate transactions with a volume of more than five billion EUR for – inter alia – Swiss Re, Patrizia Alternative Investment, Qatar Islamic Bank and other institutional investors. He was team leader for the restructuring of CMBS ‚Grand’ of Vonovia SE and also led the acquisition of a major share of the German refining capacities for Russian state-owned utility company ‚Rosneft‘ between 2010 and 2011.
Dr. Leßmann has in-depth knowledge and many years of business experience in mergers and acquisitions, construction and real estate finance. He is very well connected and part of a global network of international banks, institutional investors, private equity and sovereign wealth funds.
Graduate in Economy (Diplom) and Business Administration (Diplom) and engaged to the advisory board of Carnaby Capital. After holding positions in the strategic management consulting and completing his doctorate Dr. Witt worked as strategic advisor of the deputy chairman of the Deutsche Bahn AG (German railroad company).
He is former chairman and executive director one of the leading german rating agencies, the Scope Group and Co-founder of the publishing house Alsterspreeverlag, which is publishing, inter alia, the investment journal Procontra.
Also, he was working as alternative investment- and real estate fund expert for Various german news papers and channels such as WELT, Welt am Sonntag, Financial Times, N24, n-tv, Focus Money and CAPITAL. From 2001 to 2008 he co-published a yearbook on closed-ended funds.
In the past 15 years he gained an excellent reputation in the finance sector, maintaining contacts to banks and investment companies with a focus on real estates ever since and successfully develops real estate projects in Northern Germany.
We are interested in purchasing suitable objects for implementing our own residential property projects or projects in early planning phases. Optionally with a small proportion of commercial space up to 10 %, in special cases up to 20 %. We are preferring plots or rather existing properties with potential for change with planning progress up to construction permit in the cities of:
Per property at least 2,000 square metres total floor area should be feasible. A good public infrastructure and a near by university are welcome.
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