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Manish Chande

Clearbell Capital

London, UK

Senior Partner

Clearbell Capital

Manish Chande

Biography

Manish has over 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry. He co-founded Clearbell Capital in 2012, and as the Senior Partner, is involved in all aspects of the business. Manish is Chairman of the Investment Committee.

Manish co-founded Mountgrange Investment Management LLP in 2007 and was the CEO of Mountgrange Capital, a private real estate investment and development group from 2002. He was previously a board director at Land Securities plc, CEO of Trillium, a pioneering sale and lease-back property business; and CEO of Imry, a publicly-quoted property investment and development company.

Manish originally trained as a chartered accountant at Midgley Snelling & Co. between 1975 and 1980 and worked at Deloitte, Haskins & Sells in London from 1980 to 1985. Manish has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales since 1980. In 2008 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

He was a Commissioner of English Heritage between 2003 and 2011. In 2007, Manish was appointed a Trustee of The London Clinic and in 2012 he was appointed a Trustee of the Canal and River Trust.

Manish Chande’s Newsfeed

London: Too big to fail?

Manish Chande, senior partner at UK real estate fund manager Clearbell, says: “When the UK voted to leave the European Union, a positive outlook for commercial property in London was completely unexpected. Despite an immediate fall in values after the vote, businesses continue to be attracted to London, and values of London commercial property have upheld..."

Property Week
2019 forecast: Manish Chande (Clearbell)

"It is becoming clear that we will never reach a Brexit solution that is accepted by the entire electorate. Once this is behind us, I hope we can return to the fundamentals of focusing on the UK economy. Although Brexit has spooked the market, this will present an opportunity for investors who are willing to roll their sleeves up." Manish Chande, senior partner at Clearbell

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Manish Chande’s Background

Senior Partner
May 2013 - Present
London, UK
Clearbell is a privately-owned real estate fund management and advisory business known for thinking around, over and through challenges to find the best solutions. We invest in and advise on a diverse range of real estate projects across the UK. With roots in UK real estate investment and development, our five partners have worked closely together since the launch of their first fund in 2007.
Senior Partner
Jan 2002 - May 2013
London, UK
Manish co-founded the Mountgrange Investment Management in 2007 and was the CEO of Mountgrange Capital, a private property investment and development group from 2002.
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Current Non-Executive Positions

Trustee
Mar 2012 - Present
London, UK
On top of maintaining 2,000 miles of canals and rivers (which are often over 200 years old) we are responsible for an enormous network of bridges, embankments, towpaths, aqueducts, docks and reservoirs and more.
Fellow
Jun 2008 - Present
London, UK
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional body that accredits professionals within the land, property & construction sectors.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Commissioner of English Heritage
Jan 2003 - Dec 2011
London, UK
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) helps to drive growth, enrich lives and promote Britain abroad.
Board Director
Nov 2000 - Feb 2008
London, UK
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Manish Chande’s Education

Diploma in Accounting
1975 - 1975