London, 21 September 2022 – Real estate services firm Cushman & Wakefield has appointed David Gingell as an International Partner in its EMEA Equity, Debt & Structured Finance team. He will be responsible for leading financing activity in the UK and Ireland as well as focusing on significant European mandates.
Gingell joins from PGIM Real Estate where he spent 10 years across London, Chicago and Frankfurt offices. His latest role was Head of European Senior Debt, based in Frankfurt. He co-founded the European arm of the US commercial real estate lender in London and Frankfurt and has directly closed loans over $5 billion in nine different European markets across senior and mezzanine strategies.
Maud Visschedijk, Head of Equity, Debt & Structured Finance EMEA at Cushman & Wakefield, said: “Adding pan European-capability with a strong focus on the UK and Ireland is key for us as we continue our growth across the region. David has the breadth of experience, an international mindset which is important, and has been very successful in building teams which all combine to make him stand out in the market. We are very excited about him joining and the opportunities it presents for our clients and us as a business too.”
Cushman & Wakefield’s EMEA Equity, Debt & Structured Finance team is in regular dialogue with more than 200 lenders to understand their current risk appetite and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) priorities to provide the best advice to clients. By focusing on quality of service and collaborating closely with in-country teams across the firm’s regional platform, the team has built a strong reputation delivering in an increasingly sophisticated debt market.
David Gingell, International Partner at Cushman & Wakefield, said: “The market across the UK and Europe is shifting to a brokered model: one where expert advisors are trusted to deliver shrewd debt and refinancing solutions in a market that is increasingly complex. I join a respected and high-performing team with expertise in structuring transactions and our collective ambition to excel and deliver best-in-class execution is incredibly exciting.”