About us

Round Hill is a real estate investment and asset management firm with a global footprint

Founded

2002

By Ceo

Michael Bickford

Comprises

130

Employees across

11 offices worldwide

A vertically integrated real estate firm, Round Hill is a market leader in the accommodation sector. It has a proven track record of successfully identifying and acquiring high quality accommodation real estate with stable underlying cash flows and asset management upside.

The firm’s off-market and nimble investment model is based on macro driven investment strategies and local knowledge, supporting core in-house capabilities which can be efficiently rolled out across multiple sectors and geographies. This allows the firm to successfully enter frontier markets, exploiting first mover advantages.

Round Hill has over 130 employees across 11 offices globally, and offers a full service of investment, asset and development management. To complement our expertise, Round Hill also invests in local property management businesses in multiple European countries. The firm provides sector specific expertise and on-the-ground presence in each market across all platforms, building strategic long-term value for its investors.

Round Hill invests alongside world-renowned investors, and responds dynamically to investor needs, matching capital with investment opportunities.

Our investment platforms

Residential
Residential

Round Hill is a leading residential investor and asset manager. The firm has acquired and managed over 100,000 units across Europe and is currently one of the largest private landlords in multiple European countries. It has an established residential platform with experienced and dedicated professionals on the ground.

Student Housing
Student Housing

Round Hill is one of the first movers into the European student accommodation sector and operates one of Europe’s leading student housing companies, The Nido Collection. This is an experiential student accommodation business with a proven track record of redeveloping and managing student housing assets.

Alternative Accommodations
Alternative Accommodations

As an accommodation specialist, Round Hill is leading the way in institutionalising the real estate accommodation sector. The firm invests in alternative accommodations, including hostels, co-living, modular housing and senior living, creating a unique residential proposition for the next generation of buyers and renters.

Commercial
Commercial

Round Hill’s strong local expertise allows the firm to identify opportunities and invest selectively in the commercial sector. As part of this programme, the firm has built up a diversified European light industrial portfolio of 18 well-located assets spread across Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

Ventures
Ventures

Round Hill is at the forefront of property technology and invests in early stage PropTech start-ups that are dynamically positioned to disrupt traditional real estate. With rapid technological innovation and high sectoral growth, the firm is able to capitalise on opportunities and deliver long-term returns to investors.