Simon de Chateau
Partner, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer
Simon de Château is a founding partner and the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Alma Property Partners. Mr. de Château’s primary role at Alma Property Partners is to lead the real estate investment activities including developing investment strategies, establishing asset management partnerships and originating investment opportunities.
He has 23 years of experience in real estate investments and transactions in the Nordic market. Prior to founding Alma Property Partners, Mr. de Château was co-founder and CEO of Sveafastigheter which he built into a leading Nordic private equity real estate fund manager. During his ten years at Sveafastigheter, Mr. de Château raised capital for and managed three successful Nordic real estate funds with combined equity capital of €500 million.
Mr. de Château is one of the most successful private equity real estate investors in the Nordic real estate market having produced a net leveraged IRR of 22% from 2003-2017 across three Sveafastigheter funds. Prior to joining Sveafastigheter, Mr. de Chateau was responsible for setting up and heading Leimdorfer’s research and corporate finance activities. He holds an MSc in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.