REAL ESTATE ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY

Avant Asset Management is a boutique real estate asset management company with a unique skillset combining experience from asset and property management, property development, private equity and banking.

Since inception, we have managed approx EUR 450M across various property segments, and have exceeded our equity multiplier and irr targets across all our investments.

Our Team

Highly experienced team with each having long experience in asset management, private equity, property development and finance with blue-chip companies.

Sampsa Ratia

Sampsa Ratia

Asset Management Director, Partner
Avant Asset Management

T  +358 40 564 4456
E  sampsa.ratia@avantam.fi
Read More
Antonia Backels

Antonia Backels

Finance Director, Partner
Avant Asset Management

T  +358 40 679 2634
E  antonia.backels@avantam.fi
Read More
Kai Budiansky

Kai Budiansky

Finance Manager
Avant Asset Management

T  +358 500 444 777
E  kai.budiansky@avantam.fi
Read More
Teemu Saxén

Teemu Saxén

Avant Capital Partners

T  +358 40 865 4540
E  teemu.saxen@avantcap.fi
Read More
Jussi Thusberg

Jussi Thusberg

Avant Capital Partners

T  +358 400 778 097
E  jussi.thusberg@avantcap.fi
Read More
Lorenz Merk

Lorenz Merk

Avant Capital Partners

T  +358 40 820 9496
E  lorenz.merk@avantcap.fi
Read More

References

We have executed transactions in excess of EUR 450m together with blue-chip investment partners:



Oulu retail: We manage a well-performing and well-known shopping center in Oulu, Finland, acquired by Avant Capital Partners together with a Swedish PE firm. The asset has approx. 30.000sqm gross area. Majority of the leases have been re-geared and the operational efficiency has been improved.



Residential: Avant Asset Management managed a residential portfolio of 3.200+ apartments across 106 assets in Finnish growth cities acquired through multiple acquisitions – both market and off-market - together by Avant Capital Partners and a US based investor. We applied various measures to improve operational performance and hired a strong in-house team in the platform. The platform was successfully divested after on average 18 months hold period.



Helsinki office: Avant Asset Management managed a 15 asset office portfolio mainly in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area with approx. 124.000 sqm lettable area in a JV with Avant Capital Partners, a UK based investment management firm and a Finnish pension company. Post-acquisition we executed number of major lettings, early divestments and improved the income and overall portfolio performance substantially. The portfolio was successfully divested after 18 months hold period.

Social Responsibility

Since the founding of the company, Avant Asset Management has supported the children's and young people's telephone and internet counselling activities of the Mannerheim League for Child Welfare (MLL), as well as UNICEF Finland for their continuous efforts in giving a fair chance in life to every child, everywhere, especially the most disadvantaged.

News & Announcements

PRESS RELEASE 8.5.2019

ANTONIA BACKELS JOINS AVANT ASSET MANAGEMENT AS FINANCE DIRECTOR

Antonia Backels has been appointed as Finance Director at Avant Asset Management as of 1 May 2019. Prior to joining Avant Asset Management Antonia served as Associate Director at Avant Capital Partners and later as Operational Manager at Olo Asunnot. Antonia has a strong experience in auditing, accounting and reporting. Before joining Avant Antonia served at KPMG Finland as auditor.

PRESS RELEASE 4.3.2019

SAMPSA RATIA JOINS AVANT ASSET MANAGEMENT AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

Sampsa Ratia has been appointed as Managing Director at Avant Asset Management, a subsidiary of Avant Capital Partners, as of 1 March 2019. Sampsa joins the position from LeaseGreen Group, where he has been responsible for the international operations of the company. He has previously also worked as the group CEO of the property management company Corbel and as the Head of Asset Management at Aberdeen Asset Management.

Avant Asset Management Oy
Eteläranta 8
FI-­00130 Helsinki, Finland

T  +358 9 231 63630
E  info@avantam.fi


© Avant Asset Management Oy | Design RFM