In 2016, Emanuele Dubini joined DEA Capital Real Estate (“Dea”) as Managing Partner of the International business and since then has significantly grown Dea into a fully capable Pan-European investment management firm. Ema led the implementation of this international network of new offices in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany and Poland. These vertically integrated investment management teams are led by senior local managing partners and have grown Dea’s AUM to over €12BN today.
The real estate asset classes being acquired and managed range from core portfolios to value add and even opportunistic, including a broad range of different asset types (office, residential, industrial, student housing, etc.).
Prior to joining Dea, Ema was the President of FREO France, a new investment management office of the FREO Group in Germany. Ema was subsequently responsible for expanding the management footprint of FREO to include new offices in Portugal, Spain and Italy.
Ema’s 25 years of experience also includes previous roles as CEO for GE Capital Real Estate in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal and Benelux for equity and lending activity, BNP Paribas Real Estate and BNL Fondi Immobiliari heading the Capital markets team, and Managing Director of Asset Management at Pirelli RE and Board Member of selected Italian JVs between Pirelli Re and the Morgan Stanley Real Estate Fund.