Farazad Investments (FI): Best Private Equity Real Estate Group Global 2020
Internationally acclaimed entrepreneur Korosh Farazad launched his namesake organisation in 1996, and Farazad Investments (FI) is now a global operation with a presence on five continents and a portfolio of 354 projects with a funding value of $3.7bn. FI specialises in real estate equity solutions, from investment and acquisition to construction and development. It is headquartered in London and has operations in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, Australia and the US. Farazad leads the business with a top-notch team of professionals boasting over 250 years of cumulative industry expertise. The FI team approaches each project from a client-centric perspective and a value-creation mandate. Clients praise the company’s creative solutions and transparent interactions. FI is an internationally recognised brand with an organic growth strategy fuelled by solid business referrals. Decades of successful value extraction and ethical operations have built a foundation of trust that keeps the group’s project pipeline humming. FI has cultivated excellent relationships with institutional lenders and industry experts. The team takes pride in the sophisticated, highly structured debt and equity solutions it crafts for each client. FI has registered before on the radar of the CFI.co judging panel for its exceptional track record. The company has been extra selective during Covid times — but is feeling bullish about the upcoming year: 2021 opened with a busy pipeline of projects. The judges announce Farazad Investments as winner of the 2020 global award for Best Private Equity Real Estate Group.