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Roebuck Asset Management is a privately owned property asset management company delivering principled and innovative solutions to add value to UK and European commercial real estate.

Founded in 2009, we have managed a portfolio with an investment value in excess of €1.50 billion, covering 1.00m square metres of floor area, predominantly in the Business Space Sector.

€625m

Current AUM

11 Assets

Current Portfolio

5.53m sq ft

Current Floor Area

2009

Founded

€1.60bn

Cumulative AUM since inception

15 Years

Average team experience

Our focus is commercial business space. The following provide examples of current assets under management

AMAZON, PRAGUE

Distribution Warehousing

Area 125,000 sq m
Location Czech Republic
Role Asset Management

Accolade Park, Avonmouth

Distribution Warehousing

Area 872,069 sq ft
Location South West
Role Asset Management

TESCO, AVONMOUTH

Distribution Warehousing

Area 541,000 sq ft
Location South West
Role Asset Management

PENUH, EDINBURGH

Office

Area 160,000 sq ft
Location Edinburgh
Role Asset Management

Langley Park, Chippenham

Industrial/Development

Area 450,000 sq ft
Location South West
Role Asset/Project Management

FUTURE HOUSE, STAINES

Office

Area 69,052 sq ft
Location South East
Role Asset Management

EQUINOX, GLASGOW

Office

Area 67,851 sq ft
Location Glasgow
Role Asset Management

Chunnel Industrial Estate, Ashford

Multi-let industrial

Area 41,426 sq ft
Location South East
Role Asset Management

Founded in 2009 by Hugh Macdonald-Brown and Nick Rhodes, Roebuck Asset Management has proven itself as a market leading asset and development manager in the business space sector.

Hugh Macdonald-Brown

Director

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Hugh Macdonald-Brown

Director

Hugh co-founded Roebuck in 2009. His expertise is in sourcing investment opportunities, with a particular focus on development land and the logistics sector.

Hugh’s property career started at Cass Business School where he completed the MA, before working at BNP Paribas Real Estate where he became a qualified member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Hugh has successfully completed in excess of £850m of transactions since 2011 delivering exceptional value to his client holdings.

T : +44 (0) 20 7629 8489
M : +44 (0) 78 1797 0916
E : hmb@roebuckam.co.uk
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Nick Rhodes

Director

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Nick Rhodes

Director

Nick co-founded Roebuck in 2009. His principal focus is on strategic Portfolio Management for a range of longstanding UK investor and corporate occupier clients. Nick has managed over £500m of UK real estate, predominantly in the office and industrial sectors – principally complex and asset management intensive; and has completed over £350m of successful property transactions.

Nick’s property career started at Cass Business School where he completed the MA, before working at Cluttons where he became a qualified member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 

Nick is responsible for all regulatory and operational matters within the company.

T : +44 (0) 20 7629 8213
M : +44 (0) 78 1797 0707
E : nr@roebuckam.co.uk
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Charlie Seaton

Director

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Charlie Seaton

Director

Charlie joined Roebuck in 2011. He is responsible for all multi let holdings and planning related work within the portfolio.

Charlie’s property career started at BNP Paribas Real Estate where he qualified as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

He is responsible for a variety of asset and development management projects, with a particular emphasis on occupier relationships, formulation of business plans - taking into consideration individual tenant objectives and overall investment strategy and working with developers across all sectors to identify higher value alternative uses.

T : +44 (0) 20 7629 8678
M : +44 (0) 77 7243 8119
E : cs@roebuckam.co.uk
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David Hidderley

Director

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David Hidderley

Director

David joined Roebuck in 2018. He heads up the Investment Team responsible for the sourcing and reviewing of all investment opportunities  as well as forming joint venture opportunities.

Prior to joining Roebuck, David was the Investment Fund Asset Manager for the NFU Mutual Insurance Society Ltd Fund for six years.  He was responsible for day to day asset management of the £2bn fund along with a principle focus on sourcing Investment opportunities. 

Throughout his time, he worked across a variety of asset classes but has specialised in the office and industrial sectors whilst transacting £900 Million Pounds over his career to date.  Prior to NFU Mutual David Worked at DTZ, Donaldson’s and GVA Grimley

David holds a BA (Hons) in Real Estate Management and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

T : +44 (0) 20 3829 9654
M : +44 (0) 75 7213 9696
E : dh@roebuckam.co.uk
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Bruce Rose

Risk and Compliance Officer

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Bruce Rose

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Ruth Pilbeam

Executive Assistant

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Ruth Pilbeam

Executive Assistant

Ruth joined Roebuck in 2019. She has worked in the property industry for 9 years, during which, she qualified as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.


M : +44 (0) 78 1301 0180
E : rp@roebuckam.co.uk
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In the press

17 November 2019
Mingtiandi - Asian Real Estate Inteligence

Roebuck Asset Management alongside their South Korean investor partners acquire the largest logistics warehouse in the Czech Republic

The Property which comprises of a 125,000 sqm, state of the art logistics warehouse is located 22 kilometres west of Prague in Dobroviz. The facility is leased to e-commerce giant Amazon through 2030 and will be managed jointly by Roebuck Asset Management and an investment vehicle managed by Kendall Square.

23 May 2019
reNEWS.biz

Roebuck and Accolade Wines, complete 2.5MW wind turbine project at Accolade Park, Avonmouth

Accolade Wines has installed a 2.5MW wind turbine to power its 875,000 sq ft Avonmouth distribution centre near Bristol in the UK

03 December 2018
IPE Real Assets

Roebuck Asset Management sell iconic Soho office to Orchard Street for £55.00m

Roebuck Asset Management have completed the sale of 141 Wardour Street to Orchard Street Investment Managers. The Property was subject to a wide range of asset management initiatives under Roebuck's stewardship, which added substantial value. The Property was acquired for £30.00m in 2011 and sold for £55.00m in December 2018

23 November 2018
Property Week

Roebuck, alongside their South Korean investment partners have completed the acquisition of Equinox, Glasgow for £30.50m

Roebuck Asset Management and a consortium of South Korean investors have acquired the Equinox office building in Glasgow, let to Esure for £30.50m, at a yield of just under 6%. This is the fourth acquisition completed by the partnership.

15 October 2018
IPE Real Assets

Roebuck completes sale of Eddie Stobart warehouse to M7 Real Estate

M7 Real Estate has bought, on behalf of M7 Real Estate Investment Partners VI, five adjacent warehouse units let on a long term lease to Eddie Stobart in Workington, Cumbria for £6.295m, representing a net initial yield of 10% and a capital value per sq ft of £13.22. The asset has been acquired from the Stobart Group.

04 October 2018
CoStar UK

Roebuck Asset Management alongside their South Korean partners complete acquisition of Future House, Staines for £34.00m

Roebuck Asset Management alongside a consortium of South Korean institutional investors has acquired the freehold in Future House, Staines-Upon-Thames for £33.7m from clients of LaSalle Investment Management. The transaction is the third Roebuck has undertaken with its South Korean partners and was completed in 8 weeks from agreeing heads of terms.

24 June 2018
Property Week

Stobart Group and Roebuck Asset Management complete sale and leaseback in Widnes to LXI REIT for £25.52m, reflecting a net initial yield of 5.50%

The sale and leaseback forms part of the on-going Stobart portfolio strategy, managed by Roebuck Asset Management and consists of approximately 40 acres, adjacent to Widnes rail freight terminal and Tesco's refrigerated distribution centre. The Property comprises biomass storage and processing compounds, storage and distribution warehousing and a newly built 20,000 sq ft office headquarters for Stobart Biomass. FSP acted for LXI REIT

08 May 2018
egi.co.uk

MAS REI with Roebuck Asset Management acquires Princes Exchange and New Uberior House, Edinburgh for £71.00m

South African listed investor, MAS REI, with Roebuck Asset Management have successfully acquired Princes Exchange and New Uberior House (PENUH) from Aerium for £71.00m. PENUH is let to the Bank of Scotland plc providing c. 7.50 years UXT and a number of value add opportunities. The acquisition follows the recent sale by MAS REI of the GPU Forward Funding at New Waverley, to Legal and General. Knight Frank acted for MAS REI/Roebuck and CBRE acted for Aerium

06 February 2018
Property Week

Eddie Stobart pre-let 844,000 sq ft logistics warehouse at Midlands Logistics Park (MLP), Corby

Tritax Big Box Reit plc has agreed a forward funding of 844,000 sq ft Eddie Stobart Logistics Warehouse at Midlands Logistics Park (MLP), Corby for £81.80m. The funding, which is conditional on receiving full planning consent, is pre-let to Eddie Stobart for a term of 20 years

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