Daniel Takase has joined Paladin Realty Partners as an investment director based in its Su00e3o Paulo office.

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL—Paladin Realty Partners, LLC, a leading real estate investment fund manager focused on Latin America, says that veteran Brazilian executive, Daniel Takase, has joined the company as an investment director based in its São Paulo office.

Takase will be responsible for originating and managing new investments, as well as augmenting the firm’s direct development capabilities in Brazil.

Prior to joining Paladin Realty, Takase worked for Fibra Experts, a large Brazilian real estate investment and development company, where he was responsible for new business development, land acquisitions, joint venture partnerships, leasing and dispositions of commercial and industrial projects in Brazil. Prior to that, he was with the Brazilian office of Tishman Speyer, where he was responsible for residential and commercial land acquisition, along with the leasing and management of several commercial properties in Brazil.

“We are very pleased to have Daniel join our team,” said Ricardo Raoul, managing director and Brazil country head of Paladin Realty. “We continue to see many attractive real estate investment opportunities in Brazil. With his local market knowledge and strong background in real estate development and management, Daniel will make an immediate contribution to Paladin Realty as we continue to invest the capital of our fourth investment fund.”

“I’m very excited to join Paladin Realty at this time,” Takase said. “The firm has been a leading real estate player in Brazil for more than 15 years, and is poised well to take advantage of the compelling investment opportunities here.”

Founded in 1995, Paladin Realty Partners, LLC is a leading institutional real estate fund manager focused on Latin America. Paladin Realty is headquartered in Los Angeles, with offices in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and New Jersey.