Hotbed adds to team

Simon Cooke, ex CEO of Deutsche Property Asset Management, has joined Hotbed as head of property assuming responsibility for sourcing attractive property investments to meet the increasing demand from Hotbed’s investor members.

Gary Robins, chief executive of Hotbed, said: “We are delighted to have someone with Simon’s track record on board to spearhead our property arm. His property fund management experience and contacts will be invaluable as we take our business forward, giving us access to off-market product which in turn allows us to offer our members some very exciting investment opportunities.