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Sebald is an independent real estate investment management firm, active in the Netherlands since 2010. It manages the whole cycle of real estate from acquisition, funding and asset management to disposition. By doing so, Sebald takes care of all of its clients’ interests. These international clients have either an institutional or private wealth background.

Sebald has a proven track record in the real estate industry. Acknowledging the chances in Dutch real estate Sebald executed a successful acquisition strategy, late 2013. In four years’ time Sebald completed more than twenty-five transactions: Divesting in Germany and the U.K. and investing in the Netherlands. The current real estate portfolio under management exceeds EUR 300 mio., consisting of office, retail and residential investments and developments in the Netherlands and Poland. Our team consists of commercial, technical, financial and legal experts who all have a broad range of experience in the real estate industry including knowledge about capital markets, corporate finance and tax issues, contributing to the execution power of a real estate investment strategy.

The Management

Hedde Stegenga, CEO - Chief Executive Officer

Since 1997 Hedde has worked in the international real estate industry and represents transaction experience well over EUR 700 mio. Prior to founding Sebald in 2010, Hedde worked at ABN-Amro and over twelve years at IBUS, a Dutch private real estate investment firm active in the UK, Germany, France and the USA. He held the position of director of acquisitions for over six years and was responsible for formulating and executing IBUS’ European acquisition strategy. In 2009 Hedde transferred his interest in the company to his fellow board members and subsequently founded Sebald. Hedde holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam, with a major in real estate and investment economics.

Juul Derks, CIO – Chief Investment Officer

Juul has gained real estate experience in the field of international asset management and real estate acquisitions as from 2003. He started with a team of three other professionals and successfully launched EIG - European Investment Group AG. This company focused on cross border German and Dutch investments. He lived and set up a head office in Berlin. Thereafter, he returned to the Netherlands. As of 2007 he worked three years at IBUS, being responsible for the asset management of German residential portfolios and the creation of new funds. From 2009, he worked for Annexum as asset manager Dutch offices (incl. disposition strategies) and responsible for the launch of Annexum International. As of 2014 he joined Sebald as Partner. Juul holds a master’s degree in International Business from Maastricht University.