Barings has promoted Guillaume Bieganski to lead its activity in France. Bieganski, who joined Barings in 2018 as a director with responsibility for acquisitions and asset management strategies, takes over as head of France following the promotion of previous country lead, Séverine Maumy-Laffineur, who has become co-portfolio manager of Barings’ European Core Property Fund.
Bieganski has more than 16 years’ experience in the industry. He previously worked for Abenex (formerly ABN AMRO Capital France) where he oversaw the launch and development of the private equity company’s real estate activity. Prior to that he had spells with Standard Life Investments, DTZ Investors, Bouygues Immobilier and BNP Paribas.