CAERUS Debt Investments AG (CAERUS) has appointed Bernhard Berg as a new member of its management board, with effect from 1st April 2021. In the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), his primary areas of responsibility will be in Client Relationship and Product Structuring. As a member of the Investment Committee, with his investment expertise, he will also support the company in granting loans and making investment decisions.
Bernhard Berg has almost 40 years of experience in the fields of investment, development and fund management, together with strategy and product development in the finance and real estate industry. He has held leading positions in numerous companies in the sector. During his role as head of the real estate division of Provinzial Rheinland, R+V Versicherungsgruppe and Generali Deutschland, he was responsible for capital investments of the asset class. As the spokesman for the management of IVG Institutional Funds and as CEO of Corpus Sireo Holding, he implemented the launch of national and international funds. Prior to joining CAERUS, Berg was a member of the board of aamundo Holding AG and a director of aamundo Fund Management.
He was also a founder and board member of the European Association for Investors in non-listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV) and a member of the board of trustees of the Chair in Real Estate Economy at the European Business School (EBS), Oestrich-Winkel/Wiesbaden.
Michael Morgenroth, CEO of CAERUS, comments: “In Bernhard Berg, we have succeeded in gaining a leading veteran of the German finance and real estate industry for our company. His unique cross-disciplinary and cross-sector expertise and experience make him the ideal person to develop apposite investment strategies for our clients in the current market environment and to further develop the expansion of CAERUS. This is all the more important as changes in the regulatory environment and the continuing low-interest-rate phase are making real estate debt products increasingly attractive to institutional investors. We are delighted to welcome him on board”.