18+ Years

Based on its founder’s zero-loss investment record, superior integrity and extensive market network, Bergson is uniquely positioned as a “managing co-investment partner” for institutional and professional private investors in German real estate. Prior to establishing Bergson, Fabian spent more than 18 years in real estate private equity and M&A advisory, working at Morgan Stanley (Vice President), Blackstone (Managing Director & Head of Germany), Grove (Partner & Head of Europe) as well as for a London-based European family office (Senior Partner).

Real Estate Private Equity

Fabian’s thirteen-year real estate track record includes more than €5.5billion of successfully executed transactions (zero capital loss) across all asset classes and numerous European markets, as detailed below. His diverse experience spans equity and debt investments, as well as portfolio and single-asset acquisitions with transaction values ranging from €10million to more than €1.5billion.

Asset Classes

Traditional Real Estate
  • Office
  • Residential
  • Retail
  • Logistics
  • Industrial
  • Land
Operating Real Estate
  • Hospitality
  • Student housing
  • Healthcare
  • Niche products

Markets

  • Germany
  • UK
  • Austria
  • Switzerland
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • Poland

In addition to his transactional experience, Fabian has also specific expertise in capital raising (Blackstone Real Estate Partners Europe III, the then-largest opportunistic European real estate fund with equity commitments of €3.2billion raised in 2007-08), as well as business development, investment platform creation and operating partner selection.

M&A Advisory

Fabian’s six-year M&A track record includes €15billion of advisory transactions across a broad variety of sectors such as industrial, automotive, transportation, real estate, business services, telecommunications and fashion. His advisory mandates covered sell-sides, buy-sides, initial public offerings, privatizations, private capital placements and capital restructurings.