Meet Our Directors

Jean-Daniel Cohen

Chairman & Director

Since 2001, Mr. Cohen has served as the Chairman and CEO of Hoche Partners Group of Companies, an international investment bank focused on providing advisory, structured financing, private equity and real estate services to family offices and medium-sized businesses. He also serves as Managing Director of LAURAD, a real estate-focused private equity investment group, whose investments include Lafoét Real Estate, a leading France based retail real estate broker franchise. Mr. Cohen sits on the Board of Trustees of Inovalis REIT, a Canadian Real Investment Trust listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and on the Boards of Société Centrale des Bois et Scieries de la Manche (SCBSM), a real estate investment trust listed on NYSE Euronext Paris investment companies.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Cohen was the Managing Partner at Aurel-Leven, a leading independent French brokerage and investment bank, the Managing Partner at UFFI REAM, a real estate asset manager, and CEO of Louis Dreyfus Finance (Banque), the banking arm of the Louis Dreyfus Group.

Mr. Cohen graduated from Ecole Centrale de Paris.

Stefane Amine

Director

Mr. Amine has over 20 years of management experience in the European real estate market, and is also the chairman of Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust. Since founding Inovalis SA in 1998, Mr. Amine has helped build Inovalis into one of Western Europe’s leading privately owned real estate investment management companies, with 97 commercial real estate properties under its management in France and Germany which, as at the end of fiscal 2012, had an approximate value of $2.3 billion.

Prior to founding Inovalis, Mr. Amine managed the multinational investors of Construct S.A., a leading developer and property manager with offices, at the time, in the United Kingdom, Switzerland and the United States.

Mr. Amine graduated with a Masters in Management from Reims Management School.

Antoine Tronquoy

Director

Antoine Tronquoy is an expert in real estate finance with over 15 years of experience in Europe and North America. Currently, Antoine is a partner at Cara Corporate Finance. He has acted as CFO of a TSX-listed REIT, as real estate structured finance originator and as an investment banker.

In 2013 Antoine was then appointed chief financial officer of Inovalis REIT, a publicly REIT listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange which invests in commercial real estate properties in France and Germany. During his three years as CFO, Inovalis doubled in size with its market capitalization increasing from $110 million to $220 million.

Prior to his time with Inovalis, Antoine worked for the Caisse de depot et placement du Québec’s real estate debt affiliate, Otera Capital as director in charge of special projects Mr. Tronquoy alsp worked at Morgan Stanley, managing projects with their real estate structured finance group where he originated over $5 billion of financing with collateral in France, Belgium and Spain.

Antoine graduated with a Masters in Management from HEC Paris.