Omar El Masri Director

StrategyReal Estate


EducationUniversity of London
M.A., Cass Business School

Prior ExperienceQueensgate Investments
Candy Capital
Oxford Properties

Omar is a Director on the London Real Estate Team, where he focuses on asset backed special situation strategies across Europe. He is responsible for all aspects of the investment process, including originating, structuring, financing and executing post-closing operational strategies.

Omar has extensive experience investing across a wide range operational and traditional real estate strategies across the capital stack. Omar joined H.I.G. from Queensgate Investments, where he was a Director focused on the acquisition, turnaround, expansion and restructuring of hotels and other asset backed operating businesses and worked on the acquisition of over EUR 2.5Bn worth of hotel and other operational real estate platforms. Prior to Queensgate, Omar was at the private family office of Christian Candy where he worked on residentially led UK structured finance and special situation opportunities. Omar started his career at Oxford Properties.

Omar holds an undergraduate degree in Mathematics & Economics from Royal Holloway, University of London and a Masters in Real Estate Investments from Cass Business School.