KPMG’s Real Estate Advisory practice has today announced the appointment of Fabian Watts. Fabian joins from Savills, where he was part of the investment team, specialising in investment sourcing and underwriting, particularly in the housing sector, as well as regeneration appraisal.
Fabian’s appointment continues the expansion of KPMG’s Real Estate Advisory practice, in line with the demands of the UK’s buoyant real estate market. Fabian will use his investment experience to help execute the practice’s considerable pipeline of deals.
Fabian is a chartered surveyor who, prior to Savills, worked at AVIVA Investors in London, where he focussed on investment transactions for its pan-European fund, following several years at DTZ in London. Fabian is fluent in French and speaks Mandarin and German.
Commenting on his appointment, Stephen Barter, KPMG’s Chair of Real Estate Advisory, said: “We are delighted to welcome Fabian to the team. He brings solid experience in handling investment transactions and fundings across many asset classes and international markets, alongside his broader real estate skills.”
Fabian Watts said: “KPMG’s Real Estate Advisory team has a strong position within the market and great expertise, backed by the breadth and depth of KPMG’s broader financial expertise, sector knowledge and global reach. I’m looking forward to being part of it.”
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