Lake Forest, Illinois, July 11, 2013 – Green Courte Partners, LLC, a private equity real estate investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies within niche real estate sectors, announced today that Ryan Bowie has joined the firm as Managing Director, with responsibility for leading Green Courte's investor relations, fundraising and portfolio management activities.
Mr. Bowie joins Green Courte after spending thirteen years in senior roles within a number of public and private real estate companies including Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H), Strategic Hotels & Resorts (NYSE: BEE), LaSalle Investment Management and Bowie Capital Advisors.
While at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Mr. Bowie served as Head of Structured Finance where he was focused on corporate development, capital markets and capital deployment for the global hotel owner and manager. At Strategic Hotels & Resorts, a public REIT, he served in various roles including Vice President, Capital Markets & Corporate Finance, Corporate Treasurer and head of Investor Relations. During his career, Mr. Bowie has completed over $7 billion in debt and equity transactions, including the initial public offering of Strategic Hotels & Resorts in 2004.
Commenting on Mr. Bowie’s appointment, Randy Rowe, Green Courte’s Chairman, said, “We are very excited to have Ryan join us as a Managing Director and look forward to his many contributions.”
About Green Courte Partners, LLC
Green Courte Partners, LLC is a Chicago-based private equity real estate investment firm targeting niche real estate sectors. Currently, our strategies include building fully-integrated companies investing in land-lease/manufactured housing communities and parking properties. The firm combines focused investment strategies with a disciplined approach to transaction execution and asset management. Green Courte's goal is to invest in high quality assets that will generate attractive risk-adjusted returns over a long-term holding period. For additional information, please visit www.GreenCourtePartners.com.
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