management team 1


EB office

Edward I. Bates

Managing Director

Mr. Bates is Founder and Managing Director of Eurovest Capital Partners. Prior to forming Eurovest, Mr. Bates was a Senior Principal and Co-Head of Real Estate at Doughty Hanson & Co. where he was a member of the Investment Committee for both Fund I and II and was involved in fundraising, acquisitions, asset management and dispositions across Europe. In his role, he was responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the real estate business, sourcing, underwriting, conducting due diligence, negotiating, structuring, financing and executing investments as well as overseeing the ongoing asset management and disposition of those investments. He has an in-depth understanding of the European real estate markets and in particular France. He has experience investing in residential, office, retail, industrial and hotel properties ranging in size from €10 million to €400 million.

Prior to Doughty Hanson, Mr. Bates spent almost 10 years at Orion Capital Managers and served as an Investment Director. While at Orion, Mr. Bates was involved in developing and investing in more than 37 transactions totaling more than €2 billion. The transactions included a public to private corporate acquisition; developing, leasing and selling 150,000 m2 of offices throughout France; developing, leasing and selling 200,000 m2 of logistics centers in the Paris area; a joint-venture hotel investment with Marriott in Mayfair, London; and three shopping center investments in Spain.



Mr. Bates is a member of the Urban Land Institute and is a United Kingdom Financial Services Authority approved person.