Philipp Schomberg, Executive Partner, brings a superb personal network among international investors and specialized local asset managers, developed over his many years as a private equity investor in real estate throughout Europe. With his experience, in particular, as an investment manager for one of the Middle East’s major sovereign wealth funds (Abu Dhabi Investment Council), Philipp Schomberg is intimately familiar with the special needs and requirements of foreign investors.
Dr. Tim Schomberg, Managing Partner, previously held various management positions over several years with the German arm of a major Swedish investment management group, from which he brings an extensive knowledge in real estate, in the management of investment funds and investment portfolios, and in business development. Through the Schomberg family’s long-standing contacts with Pegasus Capital Partners and Sontowski & Partner Group, the decision was made to combine forces to take advantage of synergies and to provide unique solutions for institutional investors: to offer access, through investment portfolios, to a strong and ongoing deal pipeline; to serve these investors as a professional, institutional investment manager; and to share the combined investing expertise of two generations of Schombergs.
KINGSTONE Investment Management was specifically founded in recognition of the strong interest among international institutional investors in the German property market but, at the same time, the high hurdles which these institutions face in direct active investment in Germany because of language, market and cultural differences.
With KINGSTONE Investment Management, Philipp and Tim Schomberg are continuing the family’s long tradition in the field of investment management: Bärbel Schomberg, in addition to her prominent career with international fund management groups, has made a significant contribution to the professionalization of the German fund industry through her three decades of active involvement with major industry associations, including leadership roles in the German Investment Fund Association (BVI) and German Property Federation (ZIA).
The varied and complementary expertise of the senior management team, coupled with their strong family identity and the family’s deeply held values, are the bedrock of a company with a unique character, and built upon these same fundamental values:
Mutual trust built upon transparent processes, honesty, reliability, professionalism and respectful cooperation.