Louis-Simon Ferland is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Group based in London. Since joining Blackstone in 2010, Mr. Ferland has been actively involved in a variety of European real estate acquisitions, disposals and financings, with a total investment value of more than $8 billion. Mr. Ferland has experience in analysing all major classes of real estate including retail, office, logistics and residential.
Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Ferland spent 3 years in Merrill Lynch's real estate private equity group focused on pan-European equity investments and 3 years as a lawyer in New York City.
Mr. Ferland received a dual degree in Common and Civil Law from McGill University and an MBA from Columbia University.