BNP Paribas Real Estate has appointed hotel specialist Artyom Perevedentsev to its International Investment Group (IIG) to address the growing demand for cross border opportunities in this fast-evolving hotel market. Fluent in six languages, Artyom is based in London and brings high-level experience in the hospitality sector.
Artyom’s focus will be to grow the links between the hotel advisory teams in the UK and across Europe as well as the international investment platforms in the Middle East and Asia. He will become an invaluable member of the growing alternative markets team, working closely with Senior Directors Ashley Layton and Richard Talbot-Williams, as well as Andrew Cruickshank leading the IIG UK.
This cross border role shows the commitment of BNP Paribas Real Estate to build its European Hotel Business. Artyom previously worked for Eastdil Secured and Yotel, where he has been involved in a number of high profile hotel portfolio and single-asset deals across Europe. During his career, he has advised on a series of prominent hotel deals totaling over a billion euros.
Larry Young – Head of International Investment Group (IIG) at BNP Paribas Real Estate comments: “Artyom has a very significant experience in the hotel market, which continues to grow and diversify, with an international exposure that will be of immense benefit to our European Capital Markets knowledge and capabilities. He will play a key role in the company’s Capital Markets growth, as well as building a strong investor coverage at a Pan European level. Artyom’s role will be to work with our country teams across Europe in order to identify and connect global investors with the right opportunities.”
European hotel revenues totaled €91bn in 2019 (Source: Statista) and continue to grow. The sector remains attractive to investors from all over the world looking for secure income and asset-backed operational real estate. This has resulted in over €15bn of investment in European hotels in 2019 to date, focussed mainly on the big European cities.
Artyom Perevedentsev, 33 years old, has a Master of Arts in Economics from Maxwell School, Syracuse University, New York. Before joining BNP Paribas Real Estate, he worked for Eastdil Secured LLC (Hotel M&A Advisory EMEA), Yotel Ltd. (Manager, Business Development EMEA, of Starwood Capital-backed hotel fund and operator), Black Sand Investments JSC (Advisor to the Board of a Bulgarian and Austrian hotel/real estate investor) and UniCredit Group (Analyst – Corporate Structured Finance CEE).