Cyril Hoyaux is Head of Real Estate Debt Funds & Mandates at AEW and is based in Paris. His responsibilities include the management, strategic direction and development of the European real estate debt platform business. Cyril joined AEW in 2015 from JLL France where he was co-head of the debt advisory platform. Prior to this, he held positions at Morgan Stanley where he actively participated in sourcing and structuring in excess of €4 billion of real estate financing transactions, and at Ad Valoren where he was head of the valuation division. Cyril has 30 years of experience in real estate from both perspectives of expertise: real estate valuation and structured finance. He holds a BA in Corporate Finance from Paris Dauphine University and a Master’s Degree in Commercial Real Estate from Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
AEW is one of the world’s largest real estate asset managers, with €70.2bn of assets under management globally as at 30 September 2019. In Europe, AEW manages almost €32.3bn of real estate assets on behalf of a number of funds and separate accounts. With over 400 employees based in 9 offices across Europe, AEW has a long track record of successfully implementing Core, Value-Add and Opportunistic investment strategies on behalf of its clients. In the last five years, AEW has invested and divested a total volume of over €23bn of real estate across European markets. AEW’s real estate debt platform was launched in 2012 and is managed in partnership with Ostrum Asset Management, combining the understanding, network and experience of both a credit expert (Ostrum AM) and a large real estate expert (AEW). Both AEW and Ostrum Asset Management are affiliates of Natixis Investment Management.