Fairtree Hotel Investments

Fairtree Hotel Investments, a division of Fairtree Operational Real Estate, is a specialist hotel investment and asset adviser, focussing on the sourcing, acquisition, repositioning, sale and management of hotel real estate assets



Fairtree Hotel Investments, a division of Fairtree Operational Real Estate, is a specialist operational real estate adviser focused on hotel real estate investment strategies in the UK and Europe. On behalf of various high-net-worth and institutional investors, we aim to deliver long-term shareholder returns through a combination of capital allocation advisory services and operational management strategies. We advise on open-ended funds and bespoke investment advisory services, based on investor risk- and return requirements. Since launching in 2011 the division has successfully completed over 30 hotel transactions, in excess of £350m in value.

Fairtree Operational Real Estate is part of the Fairtree Group of companies, a leading multi-strategy asset and long-only investment management group, which was founded in 2003. Fairtree has over £6 billion assets under management and has operations in Southern Africa, Europe and the United Kingdom.


Our Capabilities

We offer various solutions to manage the various stages of the asset acquisition and portfolio construction process. This includes portfolio conceptualisation through direct client engagement, whereby we ensure the optimal investment strategy is constructed and deployed.

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Our core belief is that hospitality is built on real people and real relationships; it is this belief that underpins our highly successful approach to active hotel investment advisory.

Active hotel investment solutions, unlocking long-term value for all stakeholders

Through our experienced team of investment professionals, a network of industry specialists and our direct affiliation with Providence Hospitality hotel management company, we provide complete investment life-cycle discretionary and bespoke hotel investment advisory services that deliver exceptional long-term stakeholder value.

Active Asset and Portfolio Management

Through our strong industry expertise, specialist teams, operational experience, and financial excellence we achieve capital and operational value creation within our strategies.

Transactional Management & Due-Diligence

As seasoned investors in the hotel sector, we have significant experience in managing transactions to a successful conclusion. We can conduct and supervise a full range of diligence work streams both through our in-house expertise and via trusted third parties to identify and manage transactional and operational risk.

Deal Sourcing and Structuring

We have long-standing relationships with a wide network of vendors, owners, partners, brokers, investors, and operators which gives us deep coverage and insight into various regional sectors. Our flexible approach to deal creation allows us to build structures that adequately manage risk, while delivering long-term growth for all stakeholders.

Debt and Equity Raising

Through our deep and wide-ranging industry connections we are able to design, negotiate and deliver a variety of attractive capital solutions, including equity, senior or subordinated debt, and listed debt to suit investment and risk requirements.

Hotel Management Services

Through our close affiliation with Providence Hospitality, an established hotel management company, we offer a range of specific departmental or full-hotel management services, allowing us to improve individual asset performances and unlock value for all stockholders.

our Partners

Our hotel management partnerships range from full hotel management services to various digital hotel agency strategies. Through our close affiliation with our operator partners, we offer tailored hotel management and digital services both our portfolio owned hotels as well as third-party hotel owners and operations.


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The Fairtree group consists of the following regulated entities: 1) Fairtree Asset Management (Pty) Ltd (South Africa, license no. 25917); 2) Fairtree Capital Hospitality (Pty) Ltd (South Africa, license no. 46033); 3) Fairtree Asset Management LLP (United Kingdom, license no. 826211); 4) Fairtree Capital International IC Ltd (Guernsey, license no. 2293281); 5) Fairtree Private Client (Pty) Ltd is an Authorised Financial Services Provider. (FSP 12179)

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    Ryan Jamieson

    Ryan Jamieson

    Head: Retail Sales (North & KZN)​

    Ryan joined Fairtree in 2016 and is the head of Retail Sales. He has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry. He joined Momentum in 1998, where he held various roles, such as investment marketing, sales and distribution, over 15 years. In addition, he led the national team of Investment Specialists at Momentum and served on Group Investment Committees. Ryan then joined Investec, where he continued to be involved in the sales, marketing and distribution of the Investec fund range. He returned to Momentum as head of Wealth Management, where he was responsible for the full integration of the investment philosophy, house views, fund solutions and wealth management proposition.