About

Fabrix Capital is an investor in UK and European property.

We partner with family office and institutional investors to deliver targeted investment strategies through our fund and segregated mandates.

We take an institutional approach to asset analysis and execute with conviction. Our experienced team devises and delivers clear management strategies to enhance capital values and maximize real return.

At the core of our approach is ensuring we do everything the right way, our relationships are generational and not for quick gain. We are a manager that bridges exceptional financial return with positive social and environmental impact.

Team

Clive Nichol

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Managing Director

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Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Colin Chung

CA

Finance Director

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Colin is responsible for the finance function, structuring funds, and raising debt for Fabrix. He has 15 years experience of real estate finance gained across a range of real estate sectors including development finance and alternative sectors such as hotels and leisure.

Colin was previously at Funding Circle where he was part of the real estate finance team which grew from start up phase to providing over £300m of debt.

Prior to that he was at Canada Life Investments where he was responsible of managing a real estate debt portfolio of £1.5bn.

He has also worked at Lloyds Banking Group and Bank of Scotland holding roles in arranging senior and mezzanine finance as well as debt restructuring. Loan sizes worked on were up to £200m.

He is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and graduated from University of Glasgow with a degree in Accounting and Economics

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Louis Duffield

BSc (Hons)

Senior Investment Manager

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Louis was previously an Investment Manager at Avignon Capital where he formed part of the investment team, driving all new investment for the business across the UK and Europe.

At Avignon, Louis was also responsible for the asset management of a £100m portfolio of prime retail assets in Copenhagen and the sale of the Louis Vuitton store in early 2016 which set the new benchmark yield for retail in the city.

He has an in depth knowledge of real estate finance and structuring deals to optimise returns. Louis has a keen interest in new occupier trends and their evolving demands as well as new technology to ensure we are innovative and not just reactive in our approach.

Prior to joining Avignon, Louis worked for Targetfollow where he was part of a team responsible for a £200m commercial property in the UK and Europe as well as being responsible for sourcing new value-add investment opportunities.
Louis graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 2012 with a degree in Real Estate Management.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Alex Kim

BA (Hons)

Asset Manager

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Drawing upon his time spent at the market coalface Alex brings experience and empathy to his role. In every project, he looks for originality and integrity in its design and communication.

Alex joined Fabrix in 2018 having previously spent over a decade in the Central London office market and was an Associate Partner at leading niche agency Edward Charles & Partners. His experience includes leasing, occupier representation, development consultancy and investment acquisitions. Over the course of his career, he has acted for a diverse range of clients including Helical plc, Castleforge Partners, Columbia Threadneedle, The Government Property Unit, The BBC, HKS Architects and The Crown Estate.

Alex trained as a sound engineer graduating from the University of West London in 2006; a background in creative technology expresses itself in his passionate and innovative approach to branding and marketing real estate.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Lulu Wallis

Personal Assistant & Arts Coordinator

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Lulu joined Fabrix in April 2018 as Personal Assistant and Arts Coordinator.

After graduating Oxford Media & Business School with Distinction, Lulu worked at "Fine Art Commissions" portrait agency in St James’s. After gaining experience as a Gallery Assistant, she joins Fabrix bringing a passion for creativity in design, events and the arts.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Josh Price

BSc (Hons)

Special Projects

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Josh is a value add asset manager at Fabrix. Blending a traditional approach towards asset management with more innovative concepts.

Josh is passionate about sustainable workspaces that are designed to suit the changing nature of occupier demands, particularly within the London fringe market, towards more flexible and environmentally friendly work spaces.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Josh was an Investment Analyst and European Asset Manager at Avignon Capital. His responsibilities included underwriting of all new investments and the asset management in Europe.

Josh holds a Masters in Real Estate Finance from Georgetown University.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Morgan Baker

MSc BA (Hons) MRICS

Junior Investment Manager

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Morgan joined Fabrix in 2018 after three years at Deloitte where he was an Assistant Manager in the London Development team. He was responsible for disposing of complex development sites, negotiating purchase prices and financially appraising a variety of assets. From his work within the real estate debt market, Morgan understands deal structuring and has witnessed the end-to-end transaction process.

Morgan has developed a keen interest in the combination of technology and the built environment through his involvement in a real estate innovation society. He has in-depth knowledge of occupier trends, exposure to the start-up community and is fascinated by the evolving demands of the workplace.

He studied Geography with Business at University of Nottingham and holds a Masters in Real Estate from Henley Business School, University of Reading. Morgan is a RICS Registered Valuer and a keen sportsman.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Mark Brown

MSc MA (Hons) MRICS

Junior Asset Manager

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Before joining Fabrix, Mark spent over 4 years at a leading niche agency firm, Ingleby Trice LLP, working as an agent representing landlords and tenants for their office disposals or acquisitions within the Central London office leasing market.

Mark works on the delivery of various day-to-day schemes but also alongside the investment team in targeting and identifying future opportunities that will appeal to the forever changing occupier market. With his experience in the London office market, he is able to approach various new investments with an understanding to who the end user will be, how best to deliver the project and how to maximise value in the lease negotiations.

Prior to working in property, he worked in finance in New York and in London for UBS Investment Bank and Horizon Asset LLP. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MA in History before completing an MSc at Heriot-Watt University in Commercial Real Estate.

He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Paul Hicks

MSc BA (Hons) MRICS

Junior Investment Manager

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Prior to joining Fabrix, Paul was an Associate at Savills in the London Commercial Development team where he focused on commercial and mixed-use development transactions in Central London.

His role also involved providing long-term consultancy advice on large-scale development opportunities, carrying out feasibility studies and financial modelling.

Paul previously trained as an Architect and has a strong interest in the relationship between innovative design and emerging occupier trends.

He graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Architecture, before completing a Master’s degree at the University of Westminster in Real Estate Development.

He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Eve Welsh

 

Team Assistant

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Eve joined Fabrix in April 2018 as a Team Assistant and oversees operations in the office. Eve is a young and enthusiastic member of the team, with a creative background and experience in front-of-house and retail roles. Eve supports the team with their day to day tasks and is launching our wellness programme, "Fabrix Feels Fab!".

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Tom Bechelet

Junior Corporate Investment Manager

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Tom joined Fabrix in September 2018 from Langham Hall Fund Management in Jersey. During his time there he was responsible for servicing a global client base which used Jersey domiciled fund structures to hold different asset classes. From this, Tom has gained great exposure to the complexities of corporate acquisitions and disposals especially in the real estate market.

Tom has experienced the complete fund life cycle, from initial fundraising through to wind up and is therefore familiar with the day to day operational aspects of running a fund and its intricacies.

Tom studied International Business Management at Cardiff University and holds a Diploma in Offshore Financial Administration.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Eaoifa Forward

 

Cross Border Relationships Manager

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Eaoifa recently joined the Berliner Union Film at Fabrix as Cross Border Relationships Manager, working in both London and Berlin.

Eaoifa has an extensive background in film and production as both an actress and also producer. She played the lead role in a feature film called "The Snare" which had a theatrical release in the US in January 2017.

Prior to this she has worked as Marketing Manager at Matches Fashion, and has also been involved in a number of start-up's assisting the Global Head of HR in building out companies in both London and the US.

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Tim Jeck

M.Sc.

Group Structuring

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Tim was previously working as an Investment Manager at the private equity firm Maxburg Capital Partners in Munich where he was part of a team managing a concentrated €300m equity portfolio focused on stable, cash-generating companies in Germany and adjoining countries.

At Maxburg, he was mainly responsible for commercial and financial due diligence, as well as portfolio management fund valuation.

Prior to Maxburg, Tim gained experience in M&A, as well as a management consultant in the automotive and healthcare space. He studied industrial engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT) and the Politecnico di Milano and holds an M.Sc. degree in innovation management and computer sciences (TU Munich).

Prior to joining Fabrix, Clive was Director of UK & European Investment at Avignon Capital where he was responsible for all new investment activities and played an instrumental role in the rapid growth of the company.

Clive has a highly entrepreneurial and innovative approach to property investment and asset management and has consistently delivered exceptional returns for investors.

During his time at Avignon, Clive was responsible for over 25 transactions including the acquisition of the Umspannwerk Kreuzberg in Berlin which was awarded best office deal in Europe at the PIE Europe Property Awards 2016.

Prior to joining Avignon he was Fund Manager at Canada Life where he was part of a team responsible for £1.5bn of commercial property.

Clive holds the Certificate in Property Investment from the University of Cambridge. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Services

Portfolio strategy

Portfolio Strategy

We tailor investment strategies in order to match the client’s financial targets whilst also ensuring that the properties acquired are aligned with their philosophy and ethos

Investment Origination

Investment Origination

We create, implement and deliver strategic business plans for each asset which seek to maximise value and enhance returns to the client. Our innovative and entrepreneurial approach to asset management sets us apart from our peers and allows us to unlock opportunities others do not see

Asset Management

Asset Management

With our extensive network of contacts across the UK and our proven transactional track record, we have the ability to source and deliver investment opportunities across all sectors and markets. We select unique opportunities through a comprehensive understanding of locations and occupier trends

Tax & Structuring

Tax & Structuring

We tailor investment structures specific to the client’s requirements and tax residency to ensure returns are maximised for each investment

Debt Origination

Debt Origination

Through our close working relationship with lending institutions across Europe, we are able to source and implement tailored debt strategies across all asset types in order to deliver a balance between risk management and investment performance

Why Fabrix Capital?