SEB Investment GmbH (Germany)
Choy-Soon Chua is a Managing Director at SEB Investment GmbH, responsible for global real estate investments, based in Frankfurt, Germany.
Choy-Soon has been with SEB since 2003, and was instrumental in growing its global portfolio of real estate assets under management from previously €4bn to currently roughly €14bn. SEB Investment GmbH is now the fourth-largest provider of open-ended real estate mutual funds in Germany.
After studying engineering in Hamburg and having held several positions in Singapore and Amsterdam in the aviation industry, Choy-Soon´s real estate career commenced with GIC Real Estate in 1995, first in Singapore, San Francisco, Frankfurt and finally in London, where he last led the European asset management for GIC Real Estate.
SEB Investment GmbH
SEB Asset Management (SEB AM), Frankfurt, is the SEB Group’s specialist investment house in Germany for actively managed securities and real estate investment funds. As part of the Group’s Wealth Management division, which comprises over 1.000 employees and has SEK 1,175 billion (around EUR 132 bn) in assets under management, SEB AM offers global expertise in traditional and innovative asset classes and various investment styles. Its investment strategy features active management in small, specialist investment teams. By combining global and local knowledge, SEB offers institutional and retail clients investment solutions with a broad range of risk/return profiles.
In Germany, the fund management company has a clearly structured offering comprising mutual and special funds complemented by client-specific investment solutions and asset management mandates. As part of SEB’s international network, SEB AM has positioned itself as a specialist for global real estate management and risk-adjusted investment concepts for European bonds, multi-assets strategies and European value shares. SEB AM has been one of the leading real estate fund managers for many years. Since 2005, it has had an M2 Real Estate Manager rating from Fitch, the best rating category awarded in Germany."