Frankfurt, 14 October 2015 – Silverton Financial Advisers (Silverton), continuing its projected expansion drive, has appointed Julian Crespo to head its Madrid branch in Spain.

An acknowledged expert in the area of CRE investment and non-performing loans the 38-year-old benefits from 15 years‘ experience in the field. He holds a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the Universidad Comercial de Deusto, Bilbao.

At Silverton, Julian Crespo will handle sourcing of new investment opportunities regarding CRE and residential properties to be acquired and portfolios of non-performing loans for Silverton Group pool of investors. He will also be responsible for the underwriting and closing of the transactions. Asset management of the deals closed will be as well one of the business lines in Spain.

Before taking over as head of Silverton’s Spanish office, Julian Crespo was already working for the company, managing FMS SG, the „bad bank“ of the nationalised Hypo Real Estate Bank. In that role he was responsible for the bank’s portfolio in the Iberian Peninsula, comprising REOs, performing and non-performing loans with a total volume of ca. 850 million Euro. During his period with the company he handled sales with a magnitude of over 115 million Euro. He had previously worked for international companies like the Neinver Group, KPMG, the Royal Bank of Scotland and Aareal Bank.

Jascha Hofferbert, Director and joint founder of Silverton Financial Advisors, comments: „In broadening our portfolio of services, Silverton is logically continuing its planned expansion. With a proven expert like Julian Crespo at the head of our Spanish team, we will now be able to identify and realise potential investment opportunities in the Iberian Peninsula for our clients even more quickly.“