Capitas SP Group (“Capitas”) a leading international real estate advisory firm announced today that it has appointed Salime Yacoubi, as Head of International Real Estate. As the senior executive in charge of Capitas’ international real estate practice, Mr. Yacoubi will work closely with Capitas’ clients and partners on acquisitions, structuring and strategy formulation and manage relationships with Capitas’ network of asset managers and operators across the US and Europe.
On Mr. Yacoubi’s appointment, Naveed Siddiqui, CEO of Capitas said, “I’m extremely pleased to welcome Salime to Capitas as a critical member of the leadership team and we look forward to working with him to bridge together global real estate opportunities with our close network of regional and international investors.”
Mr. Yacoubi possesses more than 17 years of experience in the real estate and private equity sectors throughout the USA, Europe and MENA regions. Before joining Capitas, Mr. Yacoubi held senior executive positions with sovereign related institutions such as Qatar Islamic Bank where he served as Head of International Real Estate and The First Investor (TFI) where he held the position of Head of Investment Development and Distribution. Over his career, Mr. Yacoubi has transacted and managed over $2.5 billion of real estate assets in multiple asset classes globally and has participated in the creation of real estate operating companies, general partnerships, funds and programs with assets in excess of $500M.
Upon joining Capitas, Mr. Yacoubi commented that “I believe my knowledge and experience in directing international capital to the European, US & UK markets will prove to be an asset to the business and I look forward to leading Capitas’ dynamic real estate team and build upon the existing success of its brand.”