Verdion Continues Pan-European Team Expansion

28/05/2014

Verdion, the specialist logistics property investor and developer, has made another addition to its pan-European team with the appointment of Stephan Dalbeck as Business and Portfolio Director.

Stephan has over 18 years’ experience working within the European logistics provider sector, having held senior positions with companies such as Eurinpro (now Goodman) and ProLogis. Over that time Stephan has personally overseen the development of over 4.3 million sq ft (400,000 sq m) of logistics space across Europe.

At Verdion, Stephan will be responsible for both business development and portfolio management, leading the asset management of the company’s growing portfolio of properties, land and income producing assets which now exceed €200 million in value.

Michael Hughes, CEO of Verdion, comments: “Stephan is a very experienced, highly educated, multi-lingual individual who will add considerable strength to our team. He has a strong customer relationship background which will help to grow and enhance our business in all of our principle markets including Germany, Nordics, Czech/Slovakia and the UK.”

Stephan will be based in Verdion’s Dusseldorf office. The Company’s HQ is in London, UK.

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Notes to editors

Verdion is a major real estate investor and developer with a specialist focus on logistics warehousing in mainland Europe. Its current development pipeline exceeds 10 million sq ft (929,000 sq m) of Grade A warehouse space across the Continent. The company has offices in Dusseldorf and London. Formerly known as Helios Europe, Verdion was formed in January 2010 by Michael Hughes.

Verdion has the exclusive mandate from the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) for all direct investments in European logistics property. HOOPP is one of the largest and most successful defined pension plans in Canada with 274,858 active members and pensioners and $47.4bn in assets available for pensions.

The partnership is currently working together to develop Verdion’s Logistics schemes in the UK, Germany and Scandinavia, including the Siemens facility in Chemnitz, Germany, the 3PL facility Denmark and the 6 million sq ft (557,400 sq m) rail logistics project iPort in Doncaster, UK.

For further information, please contact:

Mike Hughes, Verdion Tel: +44 (0)20 7193 9557
Kate Titchmarsh, Flashbulb Tel: +44 (0)20 3440 4116