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Frank RoccoGrande

Founding Partner

Deutsche Finance International

London, UK

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Biography

Frank RoccoGrande is a Founding Partner, Head of Capital Markets and Member of the Investment Committee of Deutsche Finance International or DFI, a London based pan-European private equity investment firm with €2.5bn AUM, which specialises in operational real estate. Frank is also on the Global Investment Committee of the Deutsche Finance Group, a global real estate investment firm with €6.5bn AUM and 120 employees headquartered in Munich, Germany. Frank has 20 years of industry experience having been involved in more than €6 billion of real estate transactions.

Prior to establishing DFI, Frank was a Senior Managing Partner of BLG Capital from 2010 until 2016, Turkey’s leading private equity real estate investment and development firm with €1.5bn AUM. Frank also worked for ten years in New York City for a family office and middle-market private equity firm Newtek Business Services focused on investments in business and financial services companies.

Frank also serves as a Board Member of Olympia London, central London’s iconic Olympia exhibition centre, which is being transformed into a newly revitalized arts, entertainment and creative business quarter in excess of two million square feet in West London.

Frank holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Washington University in Washington, DC and a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University in New York City.

Frank RoccoGrande’s Newsfeed

Property Funds World
Deutsche Finance International appoints new CFO

Frank RoccoGrande is mentioned in Property Funds World regarding Deutsche Finance International's latest appointment of Ben McComb as Chief Financial Officer. Frank said: “This is a very important time for DFI as we continue to execute our strategy for growth, a key part of which is ensuring we attract and retain the very best talent."

Frank RoccoGrande’s Background

Deutsche Finance International
Founding Partner
Oct 2016 - Present
London, UK
Deutsche Finance International is a London-based private equity real estate platform that is privately owned by its Managing Partners and Deutsche Finance Group. DFI’s focus is on European real estate and real estate related businesses. The strategy is to invest in assets and businesses that are under-valued and managed inadequately but that have potential for progress.
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BLG Capital
Partner
Nov 2010 - Sep 2016
İstanbul, TR
BLG is an independently-owned real estate private equity firm that focuses on investments in Turkey as well as major cities around the world. Team members of BLG Capital have successful track records and knowledge of finance, development and asset management. BLG is defined by its focus on high-end and lifestyle related projects that are set into action both creatively and effectively.
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Frank RoccoGrande’s Education

Columbia University
Master of Public Health
1997 - 2000