Veteran investors specializing in transforming undermanaged assets into institutional quality core real estate assets and operating companies. Complex private equity, large scale development and asset management, world-class branding and placemaking.


Institutional Credibility, Innovative Creativity

Yoo Capital Management is a private partnership formed by 25+ year investment veterans who specialize in converting underperforming assets into tomorrow’s core quality assets.

The firm originates turnaround, value-creation and restructuring opportunities in edge-of-prime and infill locations and utilizes in-house private equity restructuring and creative asset and development placemaking to create institutional quality core real estate assets.

The founding partners come from global private equity, development and branding firms and bring over $10 billion of principle investing experience in corporate opportunities and asset turnarounds in the mixed use, hospitality and residential sectors.

The firm has invested in over $2.0 billion AUM and 2.7 million square feet of London special situations in real estate including both asset, debt and corporate opportunities.


Investors, Partners & Lenders

  • Yoo Capital has invested in $2.0 billion of AUM representing over 2.7 million square feet of development across Greater London (retail, leisure, commercial and residential).
  • The firm is investing its first dedicated $200 million UK real estate fund.
  • Yoo Capital acts as principal Co-Investor, Developer and/or Asset Manager of all of its investments. The firm comprises over 25 professionals who provide in-house expertise in Investment, Asset & Development Management, Design, Sales and PR/Marketing.
  • The senior partners of Yoo Capital invest personally into every transaction. They come from top tier global private equity firms, development companies and financial and accounting firms.
  • The senior partners bring over $10 billion of principle investing experience in major real estate corporate acquisitions, portfolio and single-asset turnarounds and repositioning.
  • The firm collaborates and co-invests with major public companies, global institutions and large multi-family offices and adheres to the highest standards of business practices, financial accountability, ethical conduct and reporting transparency.

Existing institutional investors, JV partners and lenders:


Real Estate

Yoo Capital is a private principal investment firm invested in $2.0 billion of AUM and 2.7 million square feet across Greater London. The firm is managing investments made with its first dedicated capital commitment of $200 million for special opportunities, private equity, asset and development management opportunities world.


Venture Capital

Yoo Capital is also a venture capital investor, specializing in strategic equity stakes in numerous businesses across many sectors, including multiple real estate companies in the UK and around the globe.

Yoo Capital has significant funds available and will typically invest £500K to £50M.

Recent Investments

Past Investments


Meet the Team

The management team is comprised of experienced professionals from top tier global private equity firms, development companies and financial and accounting firms. The powerful combination of these skills provides the firm with a unique ability to specialize in real estate special situations that require truly creative capital and asset management solutions.

  • John HitchcoxJohn Hitchcox Chairman
  • Lloyd LeeLloyd LeeManaging Partner
  • Jagdish JohalJagdish JohalCFO
  • Andrew ThorpeAndrew Thorpe MD
  • Dominic HolmesDominic HolmesDirector of Development
  • Andrea ZucchiniAndrea ZucchiniAsset Manager
  • Andrew PangAndrew PangAsia Pacific
  • Bret BoboBret BoboNorth America
  • Alexandra HeadAlexandra HeadExecutive Assistant
  • Iona BourkeIona BourkeReceptionist

Get in Touch

To discuss potential investment opportunities, please contact us.

yoo Capital 2 Bentinck Street, London
W1U 2FA, United Kingdom

T +44 (0)20 7009 0100
F +44 (0)20 7009 0200

Lloyd Lee +44 (0)20 7009 0245
Andrew Thorpe +44 (0)20 7009 0251


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