Real estate fund managers Doughty Hanson has appointed Anders Tägt as a principal and head of its Nordic team.

Anders, who is based in the firm’s Stockholm office, joins Doughty Hanson after seven years at Hypo Real Estate Bank International AG, where he served as a senior director in the bank’s real estate structured finance and investment banking division and was responsible for a loan book of more than €3.5 billion.

Ander’s extensive experience in Nordic real estate includes six years as head of Enskilda Property Funds at Enskilda Securities; seven years as CEO of Regnbågen Öster, a subsidiary of Regnbågen, a former listed Swedish property group; and four years at NCC, the publicly listed construction company.

As a principal and head of the Nordic Region, Anders will help to develop Doughty Hanson’s overall investment strategy in the region.

Julian Gabriel, a senior principal at Doughty Hanson, said: ‘We have known Anders for many years and have worked together on a number of highly successful investments.

‘As one of the most experienced and well respected real estate professionals in the Nordic market, Anders’ appointment is part of a continued strengthening of Doughty Hanson’s pan-European presence. He will play a key role in coordinating our investment activity in the Nordic market, enabling us to capitalise on the significant investment opportunities we expect to see in the region in the coming years.’