Robbin Herring is a founder and managing director of Boxberg Capital, with general responsibility for Boxberg Capital’s transaction activities.
Robbin has been active in European real estate for 25 years and has been involved in numerous transactions across Europe, ranging from core to opportunistic. His experience covers the whole investment cycle from acquisition, financing, business plan implementation to a successful exit. As an investor he has acquired and financed over 1,000,000 sqms of office, retail, logistics and residential real estate. As a portfolio manager or operating partner, he has been responsible for implementing a large number of asset and portfolios strategies across Europe. Robbin has also been an Investment Committee member to various funds and platforms.
During his early career, Robbin was at JLL Germany, where he started as assistant to the CEO for Germany and then became Team Leader for Retail Investments in middle and northern Germany and later Team Leader for Inbound Investment and Special Projects. In 2000 he moved to London and became Head of Germany, Switzerland and Austria for Deutsche Bank’s real estate private equity team before he moved to CSFB/DLJ Capital Partners where he was responsible for Germany, Italy and the Iberic area. He then became a director and Head of Germany for CPI Capital Partners, a pan European Opportunity fund of Citi and later also European Chief Investment Officer for a range of programs, funds and separate accounts. When Apollo acquired Citi Property Investors he became a senior team member at Apollo Global Real Estate and also worked closely with the Apollo private equity team on financial institutions investments. When he left Apollo, Robbin founded Boxberg Capital.
Whilst Robbin’s overriding focus is on Boxberg Capital, since 2016 he is also a Visiting Lecturer and Course Leader at Imperial College London, where he has been teaching a popular elective in Real Estate Investment and Finance within the MSc Finance programs, one of the top ranked finance programs globally. Aside from this Robbin has also given workshops in Real Estate Investment, Finance and Distress Investing at Catolica Business School in Lisbon and within the MBA program at Imperial College London.
Robbin earned a BSc Economics (First Class Honours) and an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and an MA and PhD in Economics from the EUI, specialising in Labour Economics and Game Theory.
Robbin is fluent in English and German and has a working knowledge of Italian, Spanish and French.
Claudia Herring-Roehn is a co-founder and managing director of Boxberg Capital, with general responsibility for asset management and financing.
Claudia has been active in European real estate for over 10 years during which she financed and underwrote numerous transactions. Claudia leads the business plan implementation of Boxberg Capital’s investments and oversees the day-to-day asset management activities of Boxberg AM. Beyond this Claudia is also involved in underwriting new transactions and Boxberg Capital’s efforts in CEE.
Prior to joining Boxberg Capital, Claudia worked in finance for close to 10 years. She developed a successful real estate financing business for a German bank focusing on health care assets and developments. She started with a blank sheet of paper and after three years she had originated and executed more than 10 successful loans. Prior to this she led the execution of municipality and infrastructure loans for a German Landesbank.
In the early 2000s Claudia was a key member of a Fintech start-up, developing and driving the business. This involved the development and roll-out of a web-based loan auction portal for German banks and municipalities to create an efficient and transparent process for the tendering of municipality loans. She was one of the most successful members in signing up new clients to the platform.
Claudia completed a banking apprenticeship in Germany and a business degree at Frankfurt School of Finance. She also earned a BSc Honours in Economics and Mathematics from the OU and an MBA from Imperial College London, where she specialised in venture capital and corporate finance. Claudia is fluent in German and English.