Chris Papachristophorou is Managing Partner of Invel Real Estate. Prior to Invel, Chris was a Managing Director of Deutsche Bank and Global Head of RREEF Opportunistic Investments (ROI), the division of RREEF Real Estate that specialises in high yield real estate investment strategies. Previously, he was the Co-CEO for RREEF Alternatives in Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa and was instrumental in consolidating RREEF's broader alternatives platform in the EMEA region. While at RREEF, Chris completed and / or restructured over 60 investments totalling in excess of $20 billion of gross asset value.
Amongst others, he led the corporate restructuring, refinancing and repositioning of the French department store Le Printemps; the acquisition, repositioning and subsequent sale of La Rinascente, Italy's leading department store; as well the acquisition, restructuring and subsequent sale of Newreal S.p.A, then the commercial real estate subsidiary of Enel, Italy's largest power company.