EEH Ventures’ Eitan Eldar bets on UK’s real estate

By: Damian Wood
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on Nov 23, 2019
  • Eitan Eldar is heavily invested in the UK’s real estate even as uncertainty looms in the market
  • Through his company EEH Ventures, he has invested close to £1 billion in the UK’s property market
  • EEH is also involved in property brokerage and has sold more than 3,000 units over the past 6 years

Back in the days, Eitan Eldar was considered one of the most renowned leaders in the Israeli capital markets. He had stakes in companies all around the world and was also ranked among the world’s smartest financiers.

However, down the road, Mr. Eldar suffered a serious financial setback that wiped out nearly all his fortune. But a few years ago, he made a come back as a broker and a developer of London’s property market.

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Having moved to London, Eldar created and runs a company called EEH Ventures. The firm was founded in 2013 and is involved in real estate investment and development in the UK. According to EEH’s website, the company has invested more than £900 million in properties with GDV.

The company’s operations are split into two: the investment and development divisions. EEH invests its own money and that of investors in strategic real estate projects across the UK, providing value through its team’s expert designers, developers, financiers, and project managers. A section of its website reads, “EEH Ventures specializes in achieving a 5% rental yield on its residential investments and purchase with a discount on the market price.”

Eldar’s company is also involved in brokerage. While this is not its core business, the firm has mediated thousands of deals for its clients looking to buy or sell block apartments mostly in the middle-class areas of London.

To date, EEH has sealed more than 3,000 house sales. According to sources, Israeli real estate and hotels tycoon Yakir Gabay is one of the major customers of the company. Mr. Gabay resides in London and is said to have purchased hundreds of apartments in the UK through EEH Ventures.

Gabay who has stakes in dozens of companies mainly operates in German and is said to be a long-time member of the billionaires club.

 Eldar is currently engaged in capital investments, among other things. He is said to be working closely with Israeli real estate company BSR Group, where he holds the largest stake alongside other renowned investors including Nachshon Kivity and Roi Gil, Eldar’s former partner in Gibor Sport.

BSR has worked on a number of projects in London. One such project was the conversion of an office building purchased for £40 million in Wembley into a complex with 227-350 small apartments. Developers hope to sell the property for over £100 million.

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