About us

Griffin Capital Partners is the largest privately-owned investment and asset manager in private equity and real estate in CEE and the region’s most active and innovative investor. It is recognized private equity and real estate leader, originating and introducing innovative concepts and formats to the market. With a strong track record and extensive private equity and real estate know-how, it is a one-stop-shop for international investors willing to invest in CEE and other selected Western European markets. Partners at Griffin Capital Partners have a long and successful track record of investing and asset managing in Europe and the US.

The Company

The Company invests and manages its investment platforms on behalf of both its owners & Managing Partners, Maciej Dyjas & Nebil Șenman, and its renowned international investors and strategic partners – a number of global investment funds, such as Ares Management Corporation, Bridgepoint, Kajima Corporation, Madison International Realty, Oaktree Capital Management, Pacific Investment Management Company (PIMCO), Redefine Properties, and WING.

Griffin Capital Partners’ strategy is to start platform companies from scratch or acquire and develop them to become best-in-class market leaders. This is achieved by implementing appropriate strategies and strong management teams to build their value through organic growth, transforming them into leaders on their markets.

The Foundation

The foundation of Griffin’s success in building the value of its platforms, is a unique combination of strengths:

  • A strong track record of transactions
  • An unparalleled network allowing singular access to deal opportunities
  • Successful alliances with renowned international investors and strategic partners
  • A large & experienced team of top-class experts
  • Operational capabilities
gross asset value across
16 platforms

The gross asset value of Griffin-managed investments across sixteen different platforms exceeds EUR 8 billion, with a total invested equity of over EUR 4 billion.

& background


Griffin, together with Signal Capital and Echo Investment announce a joint venture for a new student housing platform to create a market-leading player in the dynamically growing Polish student housing sector.


Griffin’s platform Murapol successfully debuted on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. It was the second largest IPO in CEE in 2023, the largest real estate IPO in Europe since May 2022 and the first successful listing on the WSE since 2020

Griffin and Redefine Properties acquire Stokado, the second-largest self-storage operator in Poland. In the same year, Stokado acquired a self-storage rental company, Top-Box, with a facility in Warsaw, adding 4,500 sqm to its portfolio

Griffin, together with Kajima Europe, acquires a 70% stake in Hymon – one of the leaders in the Polish PV installations and heat pump sector

Griffin, together with WING, acquires 60% stake in Bauwert AG, one of the leading and most recognized German real estate developers, which marks an important milestone for Griffin and WING’s presence on the German market


Griffin, together with Madison International Realty, forms International Industrial Properties (IIProp), a logistics platform focusing on investing in industrial and logistics space in key European markets, i.a. Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands

HORSE investment platform, a joint venture between Redefine Properties and PIMCO, is set up. Griffin acts as Transaction Manager and supports Horse JV investors in the further operation of the platform

Griffin acts as a transaction manager and advisor, selling a 70% stake in Towarowa 22 to the AFI Europe fund. The total value of the plot located in the heart of Warsaw exceeds EUR 180 m

Rebranding of Griffin Real Estate to Griffin Capital Partners to reflect the Company’s broadened scope over recent years as a recognized leader in private equity and real estate in the region


European Logistics Investment completes the sale of the Nexus portfolio, comprising six logistics assets with GLA exceeding 210,000 sqm. The transaction is one of the largest deals in terms of size and value on the Polish warehouse market for 2021

Griffin, together with Ares Management Corporation, initiates LifeSpot, a PRS platform offering affordable rental housing in medium and large cities across Poland

Griffin Real Estate and Kajima announce a joint venture to finance and develop renewable energy projects located in Poland, acquiring a 72% stake in PAD RES, a leading developer in the clean energy asset space in Poland

Griffin Real Estate and Madison International Realty announce a joint venture for their two first investments in Germany

Chariot Top Group B.V. sells four retail parks, completing the third and the last tranche of retail assets acquisition by EPP


Griffin Real Estate and Madison International Realty extend their strategic partnership, investing in logistics in Germany and Spain

Griffin Real Estate and Ares Management buy a 98% stake in Murapol, one of the most active residential developers in Poland

Madison International Realty acquires a 46.5% stake in European Logistics Investment (ELI), a EUR 500m+ GAV Polish logistics platform


Griffin Real Estate and Kajima Europe acquire Student Depot, Poland’s leading student housing developer and operator, and continue to develop it further to maintain its position as market leader in Poland

Griffin Real Estate, on behalf of its investors, PIMCO and Oaktree Capital Management, sells a 56% stake in Echo Investment to WING. Griffin remains co-investor and co-manager, holding a 66% stake in Echo after a public tender together with WING


Maciej Dyjas and Nebil Șenman buy out former founding partner Przemysław Krych from the Company; Griffin is fully owned and managed solely by its owners and managing partners, Maciej Dyjas and Nebil Șenman, in a 50/50 business partnership

Griffin Real Estate, together with Redefine Properties, sets up a leading logistics platform – European Logistics Investment (ELI). The company’s strategic partner is Panattoni Europe

Griffin Real Estate, together with PIMCO and Echo Investment, sets up Resi4Rent – the largest housing for rent platform in Poland, with a portfolio target of over 10,000 units

Griffin Real Estate, together with PIMCO, executes the acquisition of 70% of Polcom Group, a manufacturer and provider of modular solutions to the global hospitality sector

Griffin Real Estate, acting as deal manager and co-investor, executes the take-over of the so called M1 portfolio of 28 retail properties. The deal value of ca. EUR 1 billion was globally the third largest of its kind in 2018


Griffin Real Estate creates Griffin Premium R.E. – the first and largest REIT-type company focused on high quality office and high-street, mixed-use assets (currently Globalworth), listing it on the WSE

Griffin’s partners lead the acquisition of ITK (today AVENGA), a software engineering platform operating in the US, Germany, Poland, Argentina and Ukraine with some 3,500 IT specialists focusing on healthcare, banking and insurance verticals


Griffin Real Estate establishes a cooperation with Redefine Properties through the sale of 75% of Echo Investment’s yielding commercial portfolio

Griffin leads a record deal, establishing EPP as a spin-off from Echo Investment and attracting a new investor, Redefine Properties. EPP – the first purely Polish retail REIT listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and Luxembourg Stock Exchange, with GAV of EUR 1.2 billion, grows to EUR 2 billion within 2 years

Partners of Griffin lead the acquisition of Proservice, a leading tech-driven BPO provider serving the investment fund, insurance and banking industries in Germany, Luxembourg and Poland


Griffin Real Estate concludes a partnership with PIMCO and Oaktree Capital Management, acquiring a majority stake in Echo Investment, a listed real estate development and management company


Nebil Șenman moves from Oaktree Capital Management to Griffin Real Estate as Managing Partner and buys into the Company

Set-up of a real estate debt fund, principally funded by capital from Oaktree’s debt fund, Griffin Property Finance II (GPF II)


Maciej Dyjas moves to Griffin Real Estate as Managing Partner and buys into the Company

Further strong commitment from Oaktree Capital Management and set-up of even larger investment vehicle Griffin TopCo III


Griffin Real Estate extends its strategic investment partnership with Oaktree Capital Management

Nebil Șenman, leading and steering Oaktree Capital Management Polish real estate activities, supervises Griffin TopCo II


Griffin Real Estate starts strategic investment partnership with Oaktree Capital Management, setting up Griffin TopCo I


Griffin is founded in 2006 by Przemysław Krych, investing with ADIC and Chelsfields Partners in asset by asset and debt financing deals (Griffin High Street, Griffin Residential, Griffin Property Finance I (GPF I)
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