Morgan Stanley rehires de Poulpiquet

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing has hired Olivier de Poulpiquet as head of its European business, seven years after he left the investment bank for Italy’s Pirelli Real Estate

Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing, the real estate investment management division of Morgan Stanley, has named Olivier de Poulpiquet as European head of the platform.

New of the appoitment, to come into effect after 1 May, was circulated via an internal annoucement.

The appointment effectively sees de Poulpiquet take on the same role he held when he left the bank to join Italian firm Pirelli Real Estate as chief investment officer responsible for investment and fund raising activities in 2003.

He replaces Marco Polenta, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities after 13 years with the bank.

De Poulpiquet began his career at Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division in 1994. He joined the bank’s real estate investing platform two years later and eventually became co-head of European real estate investing.