CBRE appoints Real Estate Investment Banking lead in the Nordics

PRESS RELEASE, 5 January 2021: Global real estate advisor, CBRE has today announced the appointment of Jorgen Arnesen as a Senior Director to lead Real Estate Investment Banking in the Nordics Capital Markets team.

Jorgen has held a number of Corporate Finance and investment banking roles over the last decade, including at UNION Corporate/Eiendomskapital and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) and has broad experience in real estate and cross-border M&A, equity placement, IPOs and brokerage having advised on some of the largest real estate transactions in the Nordics. Most recently Jorgen has been independently advising family offices and real estate firms on capital raising and M&A.

Based in Oslo, Jorgen will work closely with the wider Nordics Capital Markets team, led by Sami Kiehelä and the EMEA Real Estate Investment Banking team, led by Tim Ryan. He will be responsible for developing CBRE’s Real Estate Investment Banking capabilities throughout the Nordics region, with a particular focus on M&A and other corporate finance opportunities, working closely with the established teams in Continental Europe and the UK.

Sami Kiehelä, Head of Nordics Capital Markets, CBRE comments:
“We are delighted to welcome Jorgen into the team as we expand and develop our capabilities within corporate finance. The Nordics market has continued to perform well, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and investors are increasingly looking for greater optionality and to access real estate in scale. The combined strength of our Capital Markets offering, combining an innate understanding of the global real estate markets with comprehensive financial capabilities, means we are well placed to advise clients on the most creative capital structures.”

Jorgen Arnesen added:
“I am very excited to join CBRE’s unrivalled global real estate platform and help deliver holistic, best-in-class investment banking and corporate finance services across the Nordics. By combining unparalleled real estate and industry knowledge, global reach and financial capabilities, I am confident that our clients will continue to see us as the advisor of choice and further cement CBRE’s position and track record of providing tailored, value-added advice.”

About CBRE Nordics Capital Markets:

CBRE Nordics Capital Markets Team advises domestic and international clients across the Nordics real estate market. A 60-strong pan-Nordic team provides clients with a fully integrated range of transactional, capital advisory, corporate finance and research services. CBRE’s Nordic Capital Markets team advises investors and occupiers to buy, sell, finance and raise capital for real estate.

CBRE has been active in the Nordic market since 1999 and provides full range of corporate finance capabilities to complement its leading investment transactional business across the growing Nordics real estate market.

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About CBRE Group, Inc.

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2018 revenue). The company has more than 90,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate investors and occupiers through more than 480 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at


Miia Mäkinen, Head of Marketing & Communications, Finland

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Miia Mäkinen

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Miia is Head of Marketing & Communications, Finland.
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