Positioned for the New Cycle

Co-Founders are Seasoned Global Investors

  • John Hitchcox and Lloyd Lee have collectively been involved as principals in numerous European real estate investments over an average 20 years
  • Our 20-year track record reflects strong realized returns on invested equity through high value creation investments, not financial engineering or rapid market appreciation
  • Participation in European opportunistic public and private corporate opportunities; further experience across LatAm, Asia, India provide true global macro perspective
  • Mr. Hitchcox has over 30 years experience building global real estate development businesses including Yoo, a global real estate design & development firm partnered with Philippe Starck, Kelly Hoppen, Jade Jagger and Marcel Wanders
  • Mr. Lee has over 16 years experience in real estate and principal investing at blue-chip, global real estate private equity firms including Starwood Capital Europe and Marathon Asset Management

Fully Operational Infrastructure with Unique Balance of Skills

  • Senior team of 6 professionals with 17-years average experience and Unique Balance of real estate skills
  • World-class design/development and branding in real estate
  • Top-tier private equity capability for complex structuring, special situations and intensive asset management
  • Institutional backgrounds in legal, tax, reporting and portfolio management

Significant Co-Invest Capital

  • Ingenuity have significant capital for co-investment in every transaction
  • Co-Founders are personally invested in every deal alongside our JV partners and investors
  • Long-term relationships with larger private and institutional real estate capital investors

Network of ‘Best-in-Class’ JV Relationships

  • Deep relationships across UK with major operators across multiple asset classes
  • Critical alignment through co-investment and balanced incentive structure
  • Ingenuity’s value-add: complex re-structuring, deep understanding of debt, relationships with banks, institutions and developers at decision-making levels

Unique Origination and Off-Market Deal Flow

  • Decision maker-level relationships with banks, institutional owners and developers of real estate
  • Track record of Off-market deal flow (See Case Studies)
  • Equity re-caps with borrowers, receivers, loan work-outs and non-core disposals

UK Firm with Focused Strategy

  • Efficient, UK-based operations results in expedient response and decision making
  • Primary focus on UK Office and Residential Turnaround and ‘special situations’; ability to transact across Europe and in leisure assets on a case by case basis

Institutional Quality Reporting and Portfolio Management

  • Our professionals come from world class firms with institutional quality standards
  • Rigorous monitoring of asset and market fundamentals to optimize portfolio diversification, balance and performance