Palmer Capital welcome new addition to the acquisitions team as they look to start the new year with a bang

Palmer Capital acquisitions team are delighted to welcome Philip Latham to the team. Phil read Real Estate Finance at Cambridge University before beginning his career working for Amazon as a financial analyst. Following internships in investment banking and alternative investment management, Phil subsequently worked for the Reech Corporations Group as an investment associate, deploying capital into private equity and real estate opportunities. Phil will be working under Sam and Charlie in the Acquisition Investment team where he will be underwriting and executing new acquisitions.

Phil is joining the current acquisitions team of Charles Allen and Sam Fleming. Charles joined Palmer Capital in 2013, following working at Ernst & Young within the Corporate Finance Real Estate team and at BNP Paribas Real Estate. Charles is Acquisitions Director and takes primary responsibility for interfacing with the investment market as a whole. In 2018 Charles was made a Board Director at Palmer Capital, and a member of the Investment Committee.

Sam started his career as an analyst at LaSalle Investment Management, and subsequently held positions at JLL Corporate Finance and Queensgate Investment. He joined Palmer Capital in 2016 to work in the investment team, and his role covers the underwriting and execution of new acquisitions, as well as strategic asset management of existing projects. Sam is a member of RICS and a holder of the Investment Management certificate.

The new hire marks important growth in the acquisitions team, and cements Palmer Capital’s position as serious purchasers in the market. With c. £400m to invest over the coming year across both value add and core real estate opportunities, the team are eager for deals to quickly deploy this capital.

Their requirements are as follows:

CORE

  • £5-200m lot sizes
  • Institutional grade assets
  • All sectors
  • Single or multi-let
  • Income focused
  • Long leases and fixed uplifts preferred

OPPORTUNISTIC/VALUE ADD

  • £5-200m lot sizes
  • Speculative commercial development
  • Refurbishment opportunities
  • Sites with potential for residential planning
  • Income with angles
  • Portfolio breakups

If you think you have a site which may be of interest, then please email Charles Allen at charles.allen@palmercapital.co.uk or Sam Fleming at sam.fleming@palmercapital.co.uk