INSTITUTIONAL CREDIBILITY,
INNOVATIVE CREATIVITY

Yoo Capital Management is a privately-held partnership formed by 25+ year investment veterans who specialise in transforming underperforming assets and companies into tomorrow’s institutional-quality core investments.

The firm originates turnaround, value-creation and restructuring opportunities in edge-of-prime and infill locations and utilises its in-house private equity, asset and development management teams to drive value and create institutional quality core real estate assets.

The founding partners come from global private equity, development and branding firms and bring over $12 billion of principle investing experience in corporate opportunities and asset turnarounds in the mixed-use, hospitality and residential sectors.

$12B

of principle investing experience in corporate opportunities and asset turnarounds in the mixed use, hospitality and residential sectors.

$200M

The firm is investing its first dedicated
$200 million UK real estate fund.

25

professionals who provide in-house expertise in Investment, Asset & Development Management, Design, Sales and PR/Marketing.

2.7M

Square feet of commercial, leisure, residential and retail development across London.

Yoo Capital Management 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 recently announced the launch of its second fund, Yoo Capital Fund II, L.P. and is managing investments in its first dedicated $200 million UK real estate pledge fund.

Yoo Capital Management acts as Principal Investor, Asset Manager and Developer in all of its investments; the firm is led by seasoned professionals in Investment, Asset & Development Management, Tax and Accounting. They come from top global private equity firms, major public and global investment and development companies and big-four tax and accounting firms. The senior partners of Yoo Capital Management invest personally into every transaction. 

The founding partners bring over $12 billion of principle investing experience in major real estate corporate acquisitions, portfolio and single-asset turnarounds and repositioning. The firm collaborates and manages capital on behalf of 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.

2019

Launch of Yoo Capital Fund II, L.P. (£400M) Yoo Capital Management partners with Astarte Capital Partners

2018

Olympia announces £750m investment to transform Olympia into London’s new creative arts, entertainment and exhibition district

2017

Yoo Capital Management partners with Deutsche Finance International (DFI, the direct investment fund management arm of DFG) to acquire Olympia Exhibition Centre, a £304m mixed use/regeneration project, from Capco (LSE: CAPC)

2016

Yoo Capital Management signs with Deutsche Finance Group (DFG) for its first pledge fund of $200m

2014

Yoo Capital Management announces its investment in over 1.0 million square feet across Central London Closing of Hoola Towers with Venn Capital and Kew Capital for £154M

2013

Closing of Vauxhall Sky Gardens Tower with Frasers Property Ltd (SGX: TQ5) for £135M

2011

Closing of Greenwich Square with LJ Capital and Mace Ltd for £225M

2010

Yoo Capital Management established by John Hitchcox and Lloyd Lee

2009

Closing of Silkstream

2007

Lloyd Lee joins multi-billion global investment fund, Marathon Asset Management

2003

Lloyd Lee serves at Managing Director, Starwood Capital Europe, and opens office in London

2000

Formation of Yoo Capital Management as the private investment office of YOO Global

Launch of Lakes by YOO, the UK’s most successful luxury residential second home destination

Andrew Thorpe joins as Managing Director at Yoo Capital Management, the YOO Global private investment office

1999

John Hitchcox, global property entrepreneur, forms global brand YOO

1998

Closing of Bankside Lofts

1992

John Hitchcox co-founds Manhattan Loft Corporation in London

EXISTING INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS, JV PARTNERS AND LENDERS