The company

HFS Helvetic Financial Services AG, a company of CORESTATE Capital Group headquartered in Pfäffikon, SZ on Lake Zurich views itself as an advisor of real estate financing and investment. We devise and oversee fund products created with a first-class asset structure and performance that addresses semi-institutional and institutional investors.

We are a leading provider of mezzanine financing for Germany’s residential and commercial real estate market and advise numerous funds. HFS AG was one of the first to harness the vast potential in mezzanine financing. Since the first fund was initiated in 2009, HFS AG has established itself as a market leader in this segment.

Experienced Management

Martin
Bassermann

Chairman of the
Board of Directors / CEO

Sebastian
Ernst

Member of the
Board of Directors

Johannes
Märklin

Member of the
Board of Directors

René
Parmantier

Member of the
Board of Directors

Marcel
Albert

Chief Risk
Officer

The seasoned management team is comprised of members of whom many have been active in the German real estate financing market for 25+ years, with some previously working for renowned banks and property companies.

Strengths & Competitive Advantages

Experience &
Track Record

Outstanding, long-term track record in relation to products, fund performance, and distribution yield

Highly experienced team with decades of successful achievements in the German real estate financing market

Market position and grown range of funds offer high flexibility in terms of project size and financing volumes

Speedy
Implementation

A flat organisation with clear structures and functioning process flows

Fast and reliable from start to finish – from enquiry to financing commitment

Financing requests are paid out within 3 – 4 weeks subject to a positive review

The complete review and evaluation process is covered by in-house experts

Risk
Management

10-member audit and controlling team with separate risk department (everything is in-house, no outsourcing, intra-group experts)

Long-standing proven 4-stage process that covers the entire financing period

Part of a strong corporate group with complementary areas of expertise to mitigate risk

Trust &
Reliability

Networks and business relationships that have evolved over time with Germany’s major, established real estate companies

As a dependable credit platform that has been established with long-term goals in mind, HFS manages and maintains an excellent reputation

Financing commitments are firmly adhered to

Part of a Strong Corporate Group

Life cycle solution provider

Operational Excellence