Custor Capital is an independent advisory firm focused on Customized Real estate solutions in Real estate related investments. The firm was established by Tomas Otterud and Anders Åström in 2010.
The firm has a solution-based business model where investment vehicles and transactions are customized to its client’s specific needs and objectives. Investment mandates and advisory services are highly collaborative and include:
- strategic advice;
- corporate finance;
- operating partnerships;
- product structuring;
- club transactions;
- capital sourcing;
- secondary transactions; and
- equity/debt recapitalizations
Clients include fund managers, institutional investors, banks, real estate consultancies, developers, asset managers and property companies.
The two founding Partners have worked together since 2001 and have some 40 years of investment experience including principal investing, real estate advisory, multi management and fund of funds.
Through the last decade the Partners have been in the forefront of the indirect real estate industry, having amongst other things established some of Europe’s and Asia’s first closed and open-ended fund of funds vehicles as well as pooling structures. The Partners have invested more than EUR 2.2 billion of equity in over 50 private real estate funds and have long standing relationships in the real estate industry meeting approximately 100 managers per year. The team has in previous positions managed a total of EUR 3 billion of discretionary and non-discretionary capital from approximately 70 institutional investors in more than 10 different countries.
The Partners of Custor Capital set up the firm after having been global Co-heads of the Real Estate Customized Fund Investment Group at Credit Suisse until 2010. Between 2000-2008 the Partners founded, built and managed the Multi-management business at Aberdeen Asset Management.