Henry Morris Joins Amstar as Director
Denver, CO (August 25, 2014) – Amstar announced the hiring of Henry Morris as director in its London office. Morris will be primarily focused on sourcing acquisition and development opportunities in Central and Eastern Europe and will also play a significant role in the firm’s European capital raising and asset management activities.
Most recently, Morris was a director at Europa Capital, a London-based real estate fund manager focused on European value-add opportunities. During his eight years at Europa, Mr. Morris was involved in $700 million of transactions ranging from ground-up developments to acquisitions in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Bulgaria and Germany. He also served as head of acquisitions for Europa Capital’s Emerging Europe Fund. Prior to Europa Capital, Morris advised on $670 million of transactions for institutional clients with Savills in London and served as vice president at Grubb and Ellis Company in San Francisco.
Mr. Morris graduated from the University of Reading with a first class degree in Property Investment and Finance. He serves on the board of the Reading Real Estate Foundation and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
“We are very proud to welcome Henry to Amstar. His European expertise and dynamic skill set will be invaluable to managing Amstar’s existing portfolio in Eastern Europe as well as sourcing new opportunities as Amstar continues to expand its presence in the region,” said Amstar CEO Gabe Finke.
Established in 1987 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, Amstar is a real estate investment manager
that acquires, develops and manages office, multifamily, retail, hotel and industrial properties in select
U.S. and international markets. Originally formed to invest and manage the real estate allocation of a
large family office client, Amstar began expanding its capital strategy nearly a decade ago and has grown
to more than $2.6 billion in assets under management (as of June 30, 2014). Today, Amstar is proud to
provide a high degree of focus and attention to its client relationships, counting among them leaders in the
private and institutional investment community. Amstar’s clients originate from across the globe and
include U.S. and European institutions, insurance companies, private banks, funds of funds, and other