HFF hires Claudio Sgobba as a director in its London office
LONDON, ENGLAND – March 22, 2017 – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has hired Claudio Sgobba as a director focused on debt and equity placements for transactions in the UK and Western Europe.
Mr. Sgobba has more than 12 years of equity and debt deal experience across the UK, Western Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East and has closed more than $12 billion in investments and financings across all property types. His global clients include family offices, merchant families, ruling families, asset managers, SWFs, institutions and the entire European lending community. During his career, he has held senior positions at JLL, Standard Chartered Bank and the property arm of SWF of Dubai, Nakheel. Mr. Sgobba earned his Master of Business Administration from DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business with a concentration in commercial real estate finance and investment as well as his Bachelor of Science from DePaul.
“Claudio is plugged into a global power source of contacts throughout the UK, Western Europe, the U.S. and the Middle East, which will be of great benefit to our clients both here and abroad,” said Michael Kavanau, senior managing director and co-head of HFF London. “Additionally, he has extensive deal experience across all property types and deep relationships with more than 250 financiers currently active in Europe and the UK.”
Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (“HFF”), HFF Securities L.P. and HFF Securities Limited (collectively, “HFFS”) are owned by HFF, Inc. (NYSE: HF). HFF operates out of 24 offices and is a leading provider of commercial real estate and capital markets services to the global commercial real estate industry. HFF, together with its affiliates, offers clients a fully integrated capital markets platform including debt placement, investment sales, equity placement, advisory services, loan sales and commercial loan servicing. For more information please visit hfflp.com or follow HFF on Twitter @HFF.