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Transforming Real Estate and Real Estate-Anchored Businesses Through Creative Investment Strategies and Proactive Asset Management

We are

Deutsche Finance International or DFI, is a private equity real estate platform based in London. We invest in European real estate and real estate-anchored businesses, transforming our investments through value-add strategies to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns.

We seek under-managed or under-valued assets or businesses with fixable impairments or potential for improvement. Through hands-on asset management and targeted development, DFI and our partners aim to add value to our investments by increasing income, upgrading the user experience and making them more investible for institutional capital. We invest across all types of real estate, with a specialisation in “alternative” and operationally intensive sectors such as student accommodation, private rented residential and hospitality.

We act as the investment advisor for DFI funds, co-investment partners and the direct global real estate investment activity of the Deutsche Finance Group. The platform serves a global institutional client base including pension funds, insurance companies, financial institutions and family offices.  The firm is privately owned by its Managing Partners and Deutsche Finance Group.

Our Business


We have over €2.4 billion of assets under management
More than 4.1 million square feet (sf) of space
Team has more than €22 billion of relevant transactional experience
Team’s employees are fluent in 9 languages
We are part of the Deutsche Finance Group, which has 5 offices

“Life ultimately means taking the responsibility to find the right answer to its problems…”

– Viktor E. Frankl