Brunswick Real Estate launches Brunswick Alternative Strategies and recruits Karim Sahibzada and Tobias Emanuelsson to lead the new venture

Stockholm September 2016:
Karim Sahibzada, Co-Founder of Hemfosa Fastigheter and Tobias Emanuelsson, Co-Founder of Scandinavian Property Group, have joined Brunswick Real Estate (“BRE”) to lead the new venture Brunswick Alternative Strategies (“BAS”).

BAS will be active within alternative real estate investments strategies – at the start focusing on infrastrucure related real estate – and additive to the existing BRE offering.

Karim Sahibzada, CEO of Brunswick Alternative Strategies says:

“With investors searching for alternative cash flow generative investments with stable long term returns, and several infrastructure related sectors requiring investing partners, we now see an increased opportunity within infrastructure related and other alternative real estate investments. BRE's global investor network, strong investing track record and client focused culture made BRE the perfect partner for us.”

Peter Leimdörfer, CO-Managing Partner of Brunswick Real Estate says:
“Following a number of recent strategic hires across BRE, we are delighted to announce the recruitment of Karim and Tobias to lead our new venture BAS. They come with significant experience and track record of building and running successful businesses. The new venture is fully in line with our ambition to offer tailored strategies and differentiating expertise to meet our clients’ investment objectives. Given current market conditions and opportunities, we believe the timing is just right for BAS.”

Media contact
Anna Åkerlund

Head of Communications
Brunswick Real Estate
+46 70 778 28 97

Brunswick Real Estate (”BRE”) is a market leading group within advisory, investing and debt financing focusing on real estate in the Nordics.

By combining in-depth knowledge of real estate and the Nordic market with an investment bank’s capital markets expertise and financing edge, the group has advised clients in numerous complex transactions and created investor value through active and local investment management. The group has repeatedly been awarded best in class within its areas by Preqin and Euromoney.

The group is made up Leimdörfer, Sveafastigheter, Sveafastigheter Bostad, Brunswick Real Estate Capital, Brunswick Alternative Strategies, Brunswick Hotels and Brunswick Invest. The team includes some 70 real estate investment professionals in Stockholm, Malmö, Helsinki, Copenhagen and London as well as senior advisers with broad international expertise. For more information, please visit


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