Victory is a leading investment firm focused on real estate and hotels throughout Western Europe.
We seek to deliver long-term value for all our stakeholders through engaged, hands-on asset management of carefully selected investments.
Victory was born in 2009 as a new kind of investment firm. It was founded by former Blackstone Managing Director, Erik Moresco, with the goal of creating a firm where executives could stay closely involved with investments through their lifecycle.
In 2015, we created Icon Real Estate, a market-leading, innovative and tenant-focused real estate company. Icon operates a collection of high-end prime assets in central business locations throughout the Benelux area.
Our funds invest in targeted opportunities in high quality markets alongside a professional team with a proven track record.
We seek value creation through hands-on asset management and a focus on real estate fundamentals rather than external factors or financial engineering.
Our funds are available for investment exclusively to institutional and sophisticated investors.
Victory Advisors and its professionals have maintained an outstanding track record of investment through numerous cycles.
With an aggregate of over 80 years of real estate experience, we have built a reputation as totally reliable partners.
That reputation and our ability to invest and realise consistently has led to outstanding returns for investors.
Highly talented team
Our team consists of highly experienced and talented international professionals with strong local market experience and management expertise.
€5.8 bn of real estate and hotel transaction experience across a broad range of European markets and deal structures.
Disciplined investment approach
Consistent record of disciplined investing with conservative use of financing and no reliance on financial engineering.
Our senior management is supported by a highly experienced and dedicated international team.
Our team has wide-ranging academic and professional backgrounds including asset management, legal, project development, architecture and public relations, providing Victory with an extensive, multidisciplinary knowledge base.
Erik Moresco is the Founder and Managing Partner of Victory. He is a former Managing Director of Blackstone where he was responsible on behalf of the Firm’s real estate private equity funds for various Western European countries.
Prior to joining Blackstone in 2003, he spent nearly six years with Morgan Stanley’s investment banking division in its New York, London and Paris offices. Erik received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University. He has lived and worked throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa.
Simon Norris is a Partner at Victory. He has been with the firm since its early days. Previously, he was a Director of a UK-based investment boutique where he was responsible for the development and execution of asset-backed investment products for private and institutional investors.
He started his career as a strategy consultant before working in strategy and investment at the BBC and The Carbon Trust. Simon has a First Class Honors degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.
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Victory’s funds are available for investment exclusively to institutional and sophisticated investors as per the definition variously used by regulatory agencies.
This website is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy an interest in the Fund or any other current or future private equity fund.