Mark is a Senior Advisor to Hilco Real Estate Finance and is the Chairman and Co-founder of LSL Partners, a strategic land investment business. Mark was previously a Managing Partner of GI Partners, a private equity business founded in 2001 to invest in operationally intensive real estate platforms in the US and Europe. Mark has sat on the investment committee of GI Partners Fund I, Fund II and Fund III which were collectively responsible for deploying $4.0bn into 40+ investments. During this period he has sat on the Board of eight of its portfolio companies including Urban&Civic Plc, a company he co-founded and led GI Partners’ investment in.
Based on his successful experience at Urban&Civic, Mark also founded the strategic land investment business LSL Partners, of which he remains Chairman. Prior to joining GI Partners, he spent six years with Nomura, after which he served as a Senior Partner at Terra Firma Capital Partners. At Nomura/Terra Firma, he assisted in the investment and oversight of approximately $3 billion of equity capital invested in European businesses and properties.