Colony Capital has appointed Christophe G de Taurines as Managing Director—European Investor Relations.
Based in Colony’s London office, de Taurines, 50, will principally be responsible for expanding Colony’s investor relationships in Europe, while also helping with the firm’s European strategy and operations.
De Taurines was Founder and CEO of Capital & Marketing Group, a capital marketing advisory firm, which advised on and raised capital of over USD 20 billion for alternative investment managers, including Colony Capital. Prior to that he was a Senior Vice President at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette’s private funds group and also worked at LaSalle Partners and Citibank. Mr. de Taurines graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the George Washington University and received an MBA from the London Business School.
“In an unsettled credit and a new regulatory environment for asset managers and investors, Colony stands out as an innovative leader in investment solutions. I am proud to have been associated with Colony for over a decade as an external adviser and am very excited by the prospects offered by my joining the firm and its truly outstanding team,” says de Taurines.
“Christophe is a talented, seasoned fund raiser, a highly regarded leader in the investing industry and has had a close and successful working association with Colony for over a decade,” says Colony’s Founder and Executive Chairman, Thomas J Barrack, Jr (pictured). “His diverse business acumen and strong investor relationships will bring great value to our strong international franchise.”