GVA has appointed Penny Hacking to its Capital Markets offer, where she will work with UK investors active in continental European and other international markets.
Penny has over 20 years' experience in the commercial real estate industry and has advised on over €3 billion of transactions across continental Europe and the UK. She joins GVA from Victorios Investment Partners, and was previously a Regional Director at JLL in the European Capital Markets team. At JLL she led the growth of the pan-European Acquisition Service and worked on large European sales mandates, advising clients such as Tristan Capital Partners, HansaInvest, UBS, CBREGI, Rockspring, Prologis and Evans Randall. Prior to JLL Penny was Partner in the City Investment team at King Sturge and led the Cross Border Investment team.
GVA continues to extend the scope and scale of international investment activity through the GVA Worldwide network, which includes more than 5,000 professionals across 27 countries. Penny’s track record and client base will complement the local expertise available through the GVA Worldwide network in primary markets throughout Europe.
Gerry Hughes, Chief Executive of GVA said: “Penny is a stand-out figure in European Investment, and her appointment is a strong endorsement of both GVA’s existing position in this market as well as our ambition for its growth. She will not only strengthen our international profile but also improve collaboration with our GVA Worldwide affiliates. We look forward to working with her.”