Erik Jacobs
HORECA Investment Partners

Current Responsibilities:

HORECA Investment Partners, an investment platform exclusively representing a family conglomerate based in Asia. HORECA targets investments into hospitality ranging from real estate, operating platforms to technology start-ups.

Our current portfolio in Europe includes the 25Hours Hotel Terminus Nord in Paris (real estate) and we have ownership stakes in Cycas Hospitality (leading pan-European hotel management platform) and Arcade Food Theatre (London based food-market concept). Further we have a number of positions in smaller technology related start-ups.


Erik has a strong mix of experience in both the principal investment arena as well as in the transaction advisory space. Most recently Erik was responsible for European Capital Markets at JLL Hospitality Group.

Prior to JLL, Erik was responsible for European hotel investments at Invesco Real Estate. At Invesco Erik executed various hotel transactions throughout Europe. This covered a large variety of investment ranging from very institutional leases to operationally geared portfolios, from corporate investments in hotel companies to loan investments with hotels as collateral.

Prior to Invesco Erik was responsible for hotel transactions and asset management at Morgan Stanley for the opportunistic Morgan Stanley Real Estate funds.

Speaking at Adjacent Spaces

Looking Sideways: The Investor's View on Adjacent Opportunities

The meteoric growth in the now busy hotel sector has led investors to look sideways at alternative opportunities, but which ones are presenting the best opportunities? And why?