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Welcome

EDM Advisors offers advice and brokerage for classical and alternative real estate financing. We provide tailored solutions to our three target groups:

Real Estate Developers

Raising Capital

Investors

Off-Market Investment Opportunities

PRIVATE BORROWERS

First Class Advice

Company Vision

„OUR VISION IS THE SEAMLESS CONNECTION BETWEEN PROJECTS AND CAPITAL”

That is why we keep rates competitive and ensure the affordability of our service and network to small and medium clients. We furthermore promote the open access to business specific know-how through academic teaching as well as the knowledge section within this website.

Management

The founders of EDM Advisors GmbH were working in the Valuation & Advisory department of Cushman & Wakefield in Frankfurt, until they joined the finance division of HGHI Holding in 2015. After pursuing separate career paths in project development and mezzanine financing for two years, they founded EDM Advisors GmbH together in 2018.

SVEN BAATZ

  • Executive Partner
  • Master of Finance (Cass Business School, London)
  • Lecturer for Real Estate Finance (BBW Hochschule)
  • Certified Investment Specialist (IHK)
  • Certified Real Estate Financing Specialist (IHK)

After successfully graduating as a Master of Finance from Cass Business School in London, Sven started his career as an analyst within the Valuation & Advisory Team of Cushman & Wakefield in Frankfurt. He left the company in 2015 to join the finance department of HGHI Holding in Berlin, where he was responsible for the acquisition and administration of senior and mezzanine financing of large-scale commercial real estate projects. He gave up this position to take over leadership of the real estate department of iFunded, a digital investment platform, where he raised and structured senior and mezzanine capital for its clients. In December 2018, Sven founded EDM Advisors with his ex-colleague Magnus Keller. Since 2019, he is furthermore lecturer for real estate finance at BBW Hochschule Berlin. Sven has been awarded the title of certified specialist in the fields of real estate finance and investment by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK).

Magnus Keller

  • Partner and Co-Founder
  • Bachelor in Geography and City Planning (Universität zu Köln)

Magnus‘ career in the real estate industry began with his work in the Valuation & Advisory department of Cushman & Wakefield in Frankfurt. As an analyst, he specialised in the field of mortgage lending value appraisals and participated in the portfolio valuation of major international banks. After a study visit to Australia, he followed Sven to the finance department of HGHI Holding, where he managed the financing portfolio as well as for the acquisition audit of new projects. Magnus left the company to join Deutsche Reihenhaus AG in 2017 as a project developer and was responsible for the purchase and development of building plots in Greater Berlin.Together with Sven, he founded EDM Advisors GmbH in 2018. Magnus Keller holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography and Urban Planning from the University of Cologne and the University of Bonn.

References

The EDM Advisors team has contributed to the following projects:

Shopping Center

Loan management and bank reporting
Retail
Berlin
> 400 Mio. €

Shopping center development

Project loan management and renegotiation
Retail
Berlin
> 100 Mio. €

Conversion of an office building

Refinancing
Office
Berlin
> 100 Mio. €

Revitalisation of a shopping center

Acquisition and negotiation of Project financing
Retail
Berlin
> 100 Mio. €

Shopping center development

Acquisition of mezzanine financing
Retail
Berlin
> 20 Mio. €

Revitalisation of a retail park

Acquisition and negotiation of project financing
Retail
Berlin
> 25 Mio. €

Acquisition and revitalisation of a mixed use property

Acquisition of project financing
Residential and Retai
Berlin
> 45 Mio. €

Shopping center development

Acquisition of project financing
Retail
Berlin
> 150 Mio €

Residential development

Acquisition of project financing
Residential
Berlin
25 Mio. €

Medical center

Refinancing
Medical center
Berlin
30 Mio. €

Retail park

Refinancing
Retail
Berlin
25 Mio. €

Leisure property development

Acquisition of project financing
Leisure property
Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
>40 Mio. €

Shopping center

Acquisition financing
Retail
Berlin
> 100 Mio. €

Revitalisation of an apartment building

Equity refinancing through bond placement
Residential
Berlin
10 Mio. €

Retail park portfolio

Bond placement for growth financing
Retail
Germany
20 Mio. €

Subdivision of an apartment building

Structuring of mezzanine financing
Residential
Berlin
< 1 Mio. €

Subdivision of an apartment building

Structuring of mezzanine financing
Residential
Berlin
< 2 Mio. €

Subdivision of an apartment building

Structuring of mezzanine financing
Residential
Berlin
< 1 Mio. €

Mixed-use portfolio

Structuring of a portfolio junior loan
Mixed-use portfolio
Thuringia
< 1 Mio. €

Retail property

Refinancing
Retail
North Rhine-Westphalia
> 40 Mio. €

Student housing development

Acquisition of project financing
Residential
Bavaria
> 25 Mio. €

Student housing development

Acquisition of project financing
Residential
Hessia
> 40 Mio. €

Revitalisation of a hospitality property

Acquisition and structuring of a junior loan
Hospitality
Baden-Württemberg
< 1 Mio. €

Apartment building development

Structuring of mezzanine financing
Residential
Saxony
< 1 Mio. €