Avignon Capital appoints Director of Capital & Acquisitions


Avignon Capital, the European property investment and asset management firm has expanded its investment team with the appointment of Simon Shelley as Director of Capital and Acquisitions.

Shelley brings over 20 years’ experience in both Investment and Asset Management, and prior to joining Avignon he spent three years at United Green Group as Property Director, where he grew the portfolio significantly. Before that, he worked as an Investment Manager, sourcing and acquiring numerous properties on behalf of family offices and institutional investors.

As Director of Capital & Acquisitions, at Avignon, he will be responsible for leading the Investment Team to deliver real estate deals across Europe, including investment strategy, sourcing and origination, capital raising, financing and funding.

Commenting on the appointment, Patrick Flaton, CEO at Avignon Capital said: “We are delighted Simon is joining us as part of our investment team. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience across investment management; asset management and corporate real estate investment and he will be an integral part of our team”

Simon Shelley, Director of Capital & Acquisitions said “I am very excited to be joining Avignon Capital, a company that I have long admired. I look forward to working with Patrick and the team to seek out new investment opportunities”