The Fin-Ex investment management team provides the corporate finance function, covering transaction sourcing, full due diligence, valuations, appraisal as well as working with banks and lawyers.

The team has been working its external support services team for over ten years and has a reputation for being robust and delivering on time.

Post transaction the investment management team works with planning consultants to maximise the property character, style, envelope, renovation process and re-financing.

Property Investment Approach

  • Complexity – We welcome complex transactions and turnarounds. We are set-up to quickly evaluate proposed transactions.
  • Specialist – Able to undertake deal origination, negotiation, financing, team assembly and execution.
  • Deal Management – We respond quickly to proposals and communicate proposed transactions early to the Investment Committee.
  • Substantial Resources – In house up to £150M per transaction, Above £150M per transaction we can partner with PBB, Deutsche Bank and HSBC, no cap. We also have a working relationship with Patron Capital and Cheyne Capital to buyout more risky assets.

Property Investment Criteria

  1. Mid-Market – Prefer buyouts of ongoing concerns from £10M to £150M per asset with opportunity to improve the asset and operations.
  2. Location – Seek to invest in Kensington, Knightsbridge, Mayfair and St James’. Will consider asset buyouts in Zurich, Monaco and key cities across Europe.
  3. Style – Prefer to buy assets of historic interest or landmarks which we can restore with modern living.
  4. Use – Serviced Residential, Serviced Apartments, Hotels, Offices.
  5. Title – Freehold only.

Portfolio

1 Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 4JJ

aka Gloucester Mansions,
154-156 Gloucester Road

45 serviced residences / serviced apartments

  • Seven two bedroom apartments
  • Five large one bedroom apartments
  • 18 one bedroom apartments
  • 12 open plan one bedroom apartments
  • Three executive studio apartments
  • 5,000 sq ft roof terrace
  • South-facing rear balconies and terraces

Reception and concierge lobby
Honesty bar
Wellbeing centre-gym, pilates-yoga studio
120 cover restaurant

The apartments provide more space and facilities than other regular serviced apartments and hotels at excellent value in one of the best central London locations.

The building has a 24-7 reception and concierge service, with a Wildwood Italian restaurant on the premises, a proactive wellness studio – Prana Wellbeing – for equipment pilates and yoga, and functional training gym.

Most of London’s main museums, the Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park and the exclusive shopping of Knightsbridge are all within walking distance.

Set in chic South Kensington, 1 Harrington Gardens is just two minutes walk from Gloucester Road Underground station with many shops and restaurants close by.

This building is a collection of 45 spacious serviced residence and serviced apartments including executive studio apartments, one bedroom apartments and two bedroom apartments designed and furnished in a contemporary style.

The apartments are air-conditioned complete with a comfortable lounge, dining area and a well equipped kitchen or kitchenette. These residences offer flat screen TVs with satellite channels and newly boosted free Wi-Fi.

3 Harrington Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 4JJ

18 serviced residence apartments

  • Two oversized one bedroom apartments
  • Two large one bedroom apartments
  • Eight open plan one bedroom apartments
  • Six executive studio apartments
  • 12 consultation room medical centre with pharmacy, reception and medical office
3 Harrington Gardens is also occupied by the renowned private Medicare Francais health centre, with 12 consultation rooms providing dentistry, orthodontics, general practice, pre- and post-natal care, radiography, chiropody, psychotherapy, osteopathy and more. A development with modern, contemporary styled spacious apartments set within a renovated period building on a quiet tree-lined street in South Kensington.

The building has 18 apartments complete with wide screen TVs, Blu-ray players, amplifiers and surround sound, Apple TV, Apple AirPlay, 100mb broadband, Wi-Fi in every room, fully integrated designer kitchens with Siemens appliances, white bone china, crystal glassware, in-room safes, ample storage, select American white oak floors and CCTV throughout.

1 Southwell Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 4SB

Eight serviced residence apartments

  • Five bedroom apartment being converted into three two bedroom lateral apartments
  • Five two bedroom lateral apartments
This seven floor, Victorian townhouse has been redeveloped to combine spacious, luxurious living with the comfort of contemporary design and high-tech commodities. A development with modern, contemporary styled spacious apartments set within a renovated period building on a quiet tree-lined street in South Kensington. The building is south-facing, with views beautiful views of St. Stephens Church from some of the apartments.

With five apartments and a stunning 5 bedroom maisonette, all residences feature, wide screen TVs, Blu-ray players, amplifiers, Apple TV, Apple AirPlay, 75mb broadband, Wi-Fi in throughout, fully integrated designer kitchens with Siemens appliances, white bone china, crystal glassware, in-room safes, ample storage, select American white oak floors and CCTV.

Southwell Gardens is walking distance to Gloucester Road Underground station, as well as all the local shops, restaurants and amenities of South Kensington.

1 Cornwall Mews South, South Kensington, London SW7 4RZ

One serviced residence house

  • Three bedroom double fronted mews house being converted into a six bedroom house with parking and spa
Cornwall Mews South is an unusual, bright double-fronted mews house, which is being expanded from a three bedroom to a six bedroom with two reception floors and spa.

4 Cornwall Gardens, London, SW7 4AL

Seven serviced residence apartments
Lucie Clayton House was a famous finishing school. In the 60s it successfully established and integrated a modelling agency whose pupils included Joanna Lumley and Sandra Paul. Lucie Clayton House has been refurbished in a classic, modern style, with restored cornicing, arched doors, grand fireplaces and balustrades into seven luxury apartments, which maintain the building’s natural sense of space.

The glass lift provides a natural lightwell. The property is filled with technology such as LCD TVs in the bathrooms, electric curtains, CCTV and full audio visual systems.