Patrick Gylling succeeds Simon de Château as CEO of property fund manager Sveafastigheter

After more than ten years as Chief Executive Officer, Simon de Château hands over to Patrick Gylling, currently deputy CEO and head of Sveafastigheter's operations in Finland.
— Simon is one of the founders of Sveafastigheter and has been CEO since its inception in 2003. Under Simon's leadership, Sveafastigheter has been one of the best performing property fund managers in Europe, says Peter Leimdörfer, Chairman.
— After a decade as CEO of Sveafastigheter, it feels right to hand over to Patrick and the rest of the management team, who are ready to take over. I see great opportunities for Sveafastigheter in our markets, says Simon de Château.
— I am pleased and honored to be entrusted to lead Sveafastigheter and I am enthusiastic to be involved in further developing the company, based on the company's strong track record, says Patrick Gylling.

Sveafastigheter’s management team remains unchanged and consists of Patrick Gylling, Johanna Skogestig (head of the Swedish operations), Jonas Ahlblad (head of the Finnish operations) and Emil Haraldsson (CFO).
Simon de Château will remain a member of the investment committees of the Sveafastigheter funds.

For comments and further information, please contact:

Peter Leimdörfer, Chairman of the Board, +46 70 567 91 44


Sveafastigheter is a leading Nordic property fund manager. The company was founded in 2003 and currently manages assets in Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Estonia worth in total EUR 1.1 billion. Its latest fund, Sveafastigheter Fund III, has EUR 317 million of equity commitments.

Sveafastigheter is headquartered in Stockholm with offices in Helsinki and Malmö.


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Sveafastigheter is a leading Nordic property investment manager, founded in 2003. The business model in short is to offer clear and attractive property investment programs, where we can add value through active asset management. Today’s offering spans separate investment mandates and property funds to residential development. Currently, assets under management amount to EUR1 billion. The operation embraces transactions, asset management, project- and property development and financing. Read more at Sveafastigheter is the investment management arm of Brunswick Real Estate - a group of market leading companies within corporate finance, transactions, investment management and debt financing focusing on real estate in the Nordics. Read more at

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