Mo Barzegar to Join Blackstone Logistics Company LogiCor as President and CEO
Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced that Mo Barzegar has joined its
European logistics company, LogiCor, as President and CEO. LogiCor was
founded by Blackstone’s real estate unit in 2012 to manage and operate
its European logistics assets. Mr. Barzegar was most recently the
Managing Director for Europe for AMB Property Corporation.
Ken Caplan, head of real estate for Blackstone in Europe, said, “We are
delighted to have someone of Mo’s talent and experience lead LogiCor.
Logistics assets are an important part of our real estate portfolio, and
under Mo’s leadership we expect that we will continue to grow and
develop our European logistics platform.”
Mo Barzegar added, “Blackstone is one of the largest investors in
logistics globally, with a major presence in both Europe and the United
States. I see tremendous opportunities for LogiCor, and I am excited to
be part of the Blackstone logistics team.”
LogiCor today owns 2.5 million square meters (26 million square feet) in
91 high-quality properties in the UK, France and Poland, serving the
logistics and distribution needs of manufacturers, retailers and
third-party logistics solutions providers. Blackstone’s comparable
company in the United States, IndCor, currently manages properties
totaling 83 million square feet in 40 key logistics markets in 23 states.
While at AMB, Mr. Barzegar headed a team that was responsible for
acquiring and developing 15 million square feet of logistics properties
across 12 markets, valued in excess of $1.8 billion. He has a BA in
Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA in
Finance and Real Estate from The Wharton School.
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