IDI Gazeley Continues Expansion in Europe with the Announcement of Further Appointments in France and Germany

Teams strengthened with key director level hires in the areas of acquisitions, transactions and project development

PARIS/FRANKFURT, 8 July 2014 IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics Properties), one of the world’s leading investors and developers of logistics warehouses and distribution parks has today announced two new appointments in the areas of acquisitions, transactions and project development.

Louis d’Arexy has joined the IDI Gazeley Team France as Development Director and assumes immediate responsibility for the acquisition of logistics real estate assets and platforms within the French logistics and industrial market. Based in Paris, he will also look after the development activities of the business. He brings over 8 years’ knowledge and expertise of the French industrial and logistics sector.

Most recently, before joining IDI Gazeley, Louis was Supply Chain Consultant for JLL in France, a position he held for 6 years. Prior to that, he was with King Sturge, where he started his career in 2006. Louis is 30 years old and a graduate of ESPI.

Based in Frankfurt, Florian Neumann, 36, has been appointed as Acquisitions Director IDI Gazeley Germany, focused on the acquisition of land, single assets and property portfolios. Most recently Florian was Director of Transaction Management at Logistics Property Developer Gateway Real Estate and brings extensive knowledge of property transactions and project development. Prior to joining Gazeley he worked for AMB and Prologis.

Speaking about the appointment, IDI Gazeley Chief Executive Officer Pat McGillycuddy said: "We are delighted to welcome Louis and Florian into our expanding team. The considerable experience and knowledge they bring of the respective French and German logistics market will be a real asset to our operations in both countries. These appointments further demonstrate our clear commitment to significantly strengthen our presence within the European market and offer our customers a deeper service with improved options.”

For more information, please contact:

IDI Gazeley France
Caroline Ferlande
+ 33 (0)1 44 43 49 52

IDI Gazeley Germany
Kordula Kiefer-Kempf
+49 (69) 256 1299-11

About IDI Gazeley
IDI Gazeley (Brookfield Logistics Properties) are one of the world’s leading investors and developers of logistics warehouses and distribution parks with 58 million square feet of premier assets and prime land sites to develop an additional 68 million square feet of distribution facilities near major markets and transport routes in North America, Europe, and China. Under the Brookfield Logistics Properties umbrella, they are a part of one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated owners, operators and investors in real estate, infrastructure, renewable power, and private equity.

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About Brookfield
Brookfield is one of the world’s largest real estate asset managers, with approximately $105 billion real estate assets under management and interests in over 350 million square feet of commercial real estate globally. Brookfield is an experienced owner, operator and investor in commercial property and has significant global operating platforms in the office, retail, industrial, multifamily and hospitality sectors. Brookfield has a deep track record of delivering strong risk-adjusted real estate returns to its investors in its publicly-listed and private partnership vehicles.

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