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.

About Amstar
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
family offices.