Frank RoccoGrande is Founding Partner, Head of Capital Markets and Investment Committee Member of Deutsche Finance International, a pan-European private equity real estate firm with $3.2 billion AUM and offices in London, Munich, Madrid and Luxembourg. He has over 20 years' of industry experience having been involved in over $10 billion of real estate transactions across Europe and the US.
Independently-managed DFI is part of Munich-based Deutsche Finance Group, a global investment manager established in 2005 with $9.1 billion AUM and 120 employees across six international offices. Frank sits on DFG’s Global Investment Committee and is member of the Group’s life sciences platform leadership team.
Before establishing DFI in 2016, Frank spent six years as Founding Partner and Senior Managing Director of BLG Capital, Turkey’s leading private equity real estate investment and development firm. Prior to that, he was Director at 3 Seas Capital Partners, one of Turkey’s top ranked M&A and capital advisory firms, and Partner at AccessTurkey Capital Group, one of Turkey’s leading alternative investment management firms. Frank started his career in New York City where he worked for a family office and Newtek Capital, a middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in business and financial services companies.
Frank serves on the Board of Olympia London, the iconic Olympia exhibition centre currently undergoing transformation into a revitalized arts, entertainment and creative business quarter spread over a 14-acre site in central London’s Kensington.
He 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.