CITADEL REAL ESTATE, based in Luxembourg, offers a variety
of Real Estate services and expertise in relation to Real Estate
transactions and investments.
Real Estate projects
Our Board of Directors
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Patrick Hansen, co-founder of the largest real-estate portal 'athome.lu', is a successful entrepreneur who started his career in London as a management consultant for Arthur D. Little in 2000. Patrick founded several companies which were then sold to listed companies in the USA and Australia. 'athome.lu' which was sold in 2006, provided him with a unique vantage point into the Luxembourg Real Estate market. Since then, Patrick followed his passion for aviation and created Luxaviation in 2008 of which he is the CEO, one of the leading business aviation groups worldwide.
As investor and board member, Patrick participated in the development of various Real Estate assets, such as the ‘Draieck Dikrech’ project, and invested into numerous residential projects in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. The ‘Draieck Dikrech’ project included acquiring a brewery and converting it into a new residential, commercial and industrial center in the city of Diekirch. Being also a Board Member of one of the largest and oldest construction companies in Luxembourg, Soludec s.a., Patrick gained further insights into the full value chain of the Luxembourg real estate sector.
Patrick holds a degree in Commercial Engineering from ICHEC / Brussels and has an MBA in Finance from McGill University (Montreal).
MEMBER OF THE BOARD
Thierry Klaa, CFA, FRM, founded Citadel Real Estate Partners S.A. together with Patrick and Knut.
As an investor and manager, Thierry participated over the past 14 years to the acquisition and development of various residential and commercial Real Estate assets in the french 'Grand-Est' region and in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Accredited since 2013 by the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce as Real Estate Agent, Promoter and Property Manager, Thierry is also Board Member and Treasurer of the Luxembourg CFA Society.
Thierry has spent a major part of his career in the Alternative Investment Funds industry between New York and Luxembourg. In 2015, he joined European Capital Partners (Luxembourg), an Investment Fund Manager, where he became Conducting Officer responsible for operations, risk management, valuation and compliance functions. Thierry built and acquired over the years an extensive knowledge and experience on the structuring, the management and the valuation of private-equity and real-estate investments.
Thierry graduated in 2010 with a Master in Engineering from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines and a Master in Financial Mathematics from Columbia University (New York).
MEMBER OF THE BOARD
Knut Reinertz, CFA, has spent a major part of his career in banking and finance. He joined Banque BGL in 1987 and worked for them in various functions in Luxembourg and Hong Kong, where his last position was regional Chief Representative and General Manager. He headed up the New Markets department of the private banking division of Fortis Bank in Luxembourg in 2002.
Knut co-founded Edison Capital Partners S.A. with Patrick Hansen in 2010 and has completed successfully several entrepreneurial and real assets transactions. Knut was Vice President of the Luxembourg CFA Society.
Knut graduated with a degree in banking and finance from the University of Trier.