Incepted in 2006, LaSalle Encore+ is a Continental European open-ended real estate fund with a location driven strategy. The Fund seeks to drive growth via income enhancement from robust assets and generating attractive risk-adjusted returns over the long term.
As of December 31, 2019
LaSalle Encore+ is one of the longest standing pan-European open-ended core plus funds. The Fund has a long established track record for performance and quality assets and has been successfully managed throughout cycles.
Prominent high-rise office building outside the Randstad region.
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
Acquisition: September 2017
Risk Profile: Core
ESG Rating: BREEAM in use “Very Good”
Place des Halles
Dominant regional shopping centre located in the city centre of Strasbourg.
Location: Strasbourg, France
Acquisition: December 2016
Risk Profile: Core Plus
ESG Rating: BREEAM in use “Good”
Excellent logistics location next to a major highway serving Munich.
Location: Bergkirchen, Germany
Acquisition: October 2012
Risk Profile: Core
ESG Rating: BREEAM audit in progress
David Ironside is the Fund Manager for Encore+, LaSalle's Continental European open-end real estate fund. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Fund. David has held numerous senior positions for LaSalle across Continental Europe over his long tenure including Investment Officer of LaSalle’s Continental European Business, Managing Director of the LaSalle GmbH and Head of Strategic Partnerships in Continental Europe.
Prior to joining LaSalle David spent four years at Bayernfonds/Real I.S. AG, the subsidiary of Bayerische Landesbank, and was responsible for foreign acquisitions.
David holds a BSc in Land Economics with Commendation from Paisley College of Technology. He is also a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Marianne Hemon-Laurens is the Deputy Fund Manager for Encore+. She is responsible for overseeing the fund’s asset management, sales and fund business planning and client reporting. She as been part of the fund team and dedicated to Encore+ since 2009.
Prior to joining LaSalle in 2008, Marianne worked as a portfolio management and acquisition analyst on a large pension fund with assets throughout the UK.
Marianne earned a MSc in Real Estate from Reading University and BSc in Natural Sciences (Economics, Business & Geography) from Durham University in England. She is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
Alexandre Arhuis-Grumbach is the Transactions Manager for Encore+, responsible for overseeing all acquisitions for the Fund. He joined LaSalle in 2010 working as a financial analyst on a Pan-European Value-Add fund and was subsequently an acquisitions manager in France.
He earned a MSc in Civil Engineering from French school ESTP, a MSc in Real Estate Management from Glasgow Caledonian University. He is also a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
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LaSalle announces the commencement of the development of a logistics project in Tigery, France, subsequent to the acquisition of the plot by LaSalle’s Encore+ Fund. The development is scheduled for completion in Q4 2019.
LaSalle has acquired ElseBella, a portfolio of two office properties in the Westend and Arabellapark districts of Munich, on behalf of the LaSalle Encore+ Pan European Fund from AXA Investment Managers for €169m.