Director of Corporate Finance, Patrizia AG

Cambridge affiliations

  • MST (Management Studies Tripos), Cambridge Judge Business School (2004)
  • Member of St Edmunds College
  • Vice-President of the Cambridge University Investment Society (2004 and 2005)

Professional history

Ed Fleischmann has extensive experience of global real estate, financings, debt capital markets, special situations and principal investing across the capital stack on both the buy and sell side, having worked as an investor, financier & advisor across public & private market strategies in the UK, Europe, US, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Ed is currently a Director at Patrizia AG where he provides structured capital solutions at asset, fund and corporate level on a pan-European basis across the €45 billion platform; and advises funds on debt, derivatives and FX strategies with a focus on distressed debt, special situations, private credit and secondary trading. He is also the ESG Finance lead for Patrizia.

Previously Ed was the Head of Financing and Chair of the Debt Committee at Rockspring (subsequently acquired by Patrizia AG), the Director of Investment Management at a multi-strategy Single Family Office, an Investment Manager at RBS and an Analyst with Deutsche Bank, having started his career in the US with Merrill Lynch.

Edward earned his undergraduate degree in geography at the University of Leeds.

Society & charity work

Ed has a particular interest in proptech. He is an Advisor to Brickvest, a global Real Estate liquidity platform, having previously served as a Board Advisor to Cloudscraper Exchange, a global fintech platform and informally mentors start-ups in this space.

He was also an advisor to the donor of a USD $118 million gift to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This included assisting in the formation of the STL Real Estate Entrepreneurship Lab, a multi-disciplinary program utilising edtech, that synergistically promotes socially responsible real estate entrepreneurship with a focus on China.

He is a Mentor to MPhil and PhD Real Estate Finance students at the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

Ed Fleischmann.