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Reinventing

real estate

Our team of experts are dedicated to providing private investors with institutional quality, high-yield real estate investment opportunities.

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An image of Fabio Longo, Managing Director of Bain Capital Credit

Fabio Longo

Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit
"We are convinced by LINUS' business model and the team's in-depth market knowledge, combined with their solid underwriting process, which is reflected in their historical portfolio performance. We are pleased to partner with LINUS to support the company's growth path within our European real estate investment portfolio."

"WE ARE OPENING UP AN INVESTMENT CLASS THAT WAS NOT ACCESSIBLE BEFORE."

“Neue Technologien verändern die Welt – Auch die Welt der Immobilieninvestments”

David Neuhoff
Gründer & Vorstandsvorsitzender

The experts behind linus

David Neuhoff

CEO

Frederic Olbert

CFO

Julia Kneist

CRO

Dr. Volker Tritschler

CMO & CCO

Lee Abdul Sow

MD LINUS UK

Maximilian Könen

MD Investments

Lukas Endl

MD LINUS UK

Lucas Boventer

MD Investments
David Neuhoff
Chief Executive Officer

David has many years of experience as a real estate investor and transactional lawyer in the areas of real estate, corporate law and M&A. He has advised on transactions with a volume of over £1.5 billion, including the acquisition and sale of several large-volume project developments.

Before founding LINUS, David worked for several years at the international commercial law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (then Berwin Leighton Paisner). David studied law at the Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität in Bonn and is a fully qualified lawyer.

Frederic Olbert
Chief Financial Officer

Frederic is responsible for overseeing all of LINUS’ finances, Capital Markets and Investor Relations. This includes all Capital Market communications with investors and analysts.

After graduating from WHU with a INSEAD MBA in Business administration, he started his career at Allianz SE, and now looks back on more than eight years of experience in the financial industry. Most recently, Frederic has worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt.

Julia Kneist I MRICS I CIS I HypZert (F)
Chief Risk Officer

Julia is responsible for the independent review and back-office vote for planned financing, risk management for current and future financing and reporting to our co-investors. Julia also leads our valuation team.

Prior to LINUS, Julia worked for the real estate service provider CBRE for twelve years, first in the International Valuation division and most recently as Director for CBRE Hotels. She is HypZert-certified and a member of RICS, the professional association of the real estate industry.

Dr. Volker Tritschler
Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Commercial Officer

Volker is responsible for all marketing and sales activities at LINUS. He oversees the marketing strategy, brand communications and sales on the LINUS digital platform.

Before joining LINUS, he was Chief Revenue Officer and Chief Marketing Officer at Finanzcheck. Volker Tritschler holds a degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Stuttgart and the École Polytechnique in France. He received his doctorate in engineering from the Technical University of Munich and Stanford University.

Lee Abdul Sow
Managing Director LINUS UK

Lee is Managing Director at LINUS UK and is responsible for the UK business with a focus on acquisition and transaction structuring.

Before joining LINUS, he worked for Oaktree Capital Management in London. He started his career at Credit Suisse in the Financial Sponsors Group in London and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from WHU.

Maximilian Könen
Managing Director Investments

Maximilian is responsible for the acquisition and execution of real estate investments as well as the acquisition and support of our institutional partners and co-investors.

Previously, he was Vice President at Deutsche Bank, among others, where he advised institutional clients on interest rate and currency risks in the context of M&A transactions. Maximilian completed his Masters in Management (MSc) at WHU and also holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Cologne.

Lukas Endl
Managing Director LINUS UK

Lukas is Managing Director at LINUS UK and is responsible for the UK business with a focus on acquisition and transaction structuring.

Prior to joining LINUS, he worked at McKinsey & Company and Citigroup in London. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School in the United States and an MPhil with distinction in real estate finance from the University of Cambridge.

Lucas Boventer
Managing Director Investments

Lucas is responsible for the acquisition and execution of real estate investments.

Before joining LINUS, Lucas worked for several years as a senior analyst at the private bank M.M. Warburg & CO in the equity research department. Lucas completed his Master in Management (MSc) at ESCP Europe. He also holds a Bachelor's degree from Munich Business School.

SMART PEOPLE FOR SMART INVESTMENTS

Based in London, the LINUS UK team consists of experienced and talented individuals working towards creating a seamless and rewarding digital investment experience.

our supervisory board

Verena Mohaupt
Chairperson of the Supervisory Board
Christian Vollmann
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Jennifer Brenke
Member of the Supervisory Board
Kristian Schmidt-Garve
Member of the Supervisory Board
Verena Mohaupt
Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Verena Mohaupt holds a degree in Business Administration from the Westfälische Wilhelms University in Münster (Diplom Kauffrau) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. She has extensive experience in finance and private equity.

She began her career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs International in London, followed by positions at McKinsey & Co. and Allianz Capital Partners. She was also one of the founders of ciao.com AG, a European online shopping portal. Currently, Verena is a partner of Findos Investor GmbH, a medium-sized private equity fund based in Munich, as well as a supervisory board member of home24 SE and Pacifico Renewables Yield AG.

Christian Vollmann
Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Christian Vollmann (Diplom-Kaufmann, born 1977) is deputy chairman of the LINUS supervisory board.The serial entrepreneur has himself helped found 75 companies since 2005, including the social network StudiVZ and the travel portal Trivago. In 2015, he founded the social neighbourhood network nebenan.de and was awarded Business Angel of the Year in 2017.

Christian Vollman is a venture partner and member of the Investment Committee of PropTech1 Ventures, Germany's first venture capital fund focused on the untapped innovation potential of the real estate industry. In an honorary capacity, Christian advises the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology as Chairman of the Advisory Board Young Digital Economy and advocates for the interests of start-ups on the Board of the German Start-up Association.

Jennifer Brenke
Member of the Supervisory Board

Jennifer Brenke studied law in Berlin and London and, in addition to two state examinations, holds an LL.B. with German Law, King's College, London. Since her legal traineeship, she has concentrated on commercial law.

After specialising in capital markets law and corporate law, she worked in the banking and finance department of a major international law firm. Her focus here was real estate financing. From there, she moved to the area of restructuring.

Kristian Schmidt-Garve
Member of the Supervisory Board

Kristian Schmidt-Garve studied law in Berlin (FU Berlin) and Japan (Kyushu University). He is a licensed attorney and holds a Master of Laws degree in international business and commercial law.

After working for the law firm Coudert Brothers LLP and Tele München Gruppe, he has been an investment manager in the field of venture capital since 2007. Kristian is a General Partner and member of the Management Board of MIG Verwaltungs AG in Munich and has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Konsum REIT-AG since 2018, among other positions.

EN ROUTE TO BECOMING THE LEADING REAL ESTATE FINTECH IN EUROPE

More than five years ago, we set out to fundamentally change the way real estate investments are made.

  • 2016

    LINUS was founded

    First mezzanine and proptech investments in Germany  
  • 2017

    Expansion of the investment business

    First deals with German & Swiss family offices
  • 2018

    Numerous mezzanine and whole loan investments

    Launch of LINUS digital platform
  • 2019

    BaFin registration and landmark deal Upside Berlin

    Further mezzanine investments
  • 2020

    LINUS UK founded

    Structured loan of over £400 million  
  • 2021

    LINUS becomes a PLC, listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the General Standard

    Strategic partnership with Bain Capital Credit

JOIN OUR TEAM TO HELP REINVENT THE REAL ESTATE MARKET.

Our team consists of experts with international experience and know-how from leading companies in the finance, tech, and investment industry. Together we are moving the world of traditional real estate investment into the digital future.

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