Avignon Capital hires new asset manager


Avignon Capital, the European property investment and asset management firm has appointed Jacco van Pelt as Asset Manager.

Based in the Netherlands, Jacco will focus on the asset management of the existing Dutch portfolio as well as sourcing new real estate investment opportunities across the Netherlands.

Jacco has over 20 years experience in the real estate market and prior to joining Avignon Capital, he worked for Mayfield Asset and Property Management NL for 10 years as a Commercial Director and Senior Asset Manager. He was responsible for the management of a 400,000 sqm portfolio in the Netherlands.

Patrick Flaton, Managing Partner at Avignon Capital said: “I am delighted to welcome Jacco to the team. He brings extensive experience and the company will be able to capitalise from his on the ground presence.

Avignon has invested over €180m into the Dutch market over the past 3 years and it continues to be an investment focus for us –  Jacco’s knowledge of the Dutch market will be very important and help us to enhance our offering.

He will be a fantastic asset for Avignon Capital as we continue to grow our company across Europe and our assets under management.”

His hire follows the appointment of Paul Findlay last month.

Jacco van pelt