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Benjamin Walter

Director | Aareal Bank

Benjamin Walter is a Director at Aareal Bank’s hotel lending practice, a leading debt finance provider in the hospitality industry. The bank currently holds a portfolio of over €6.7 billion of hotel financing in more than 20 countries across Europe, North America, and Asia. Benjamin has over 10 years of experience in hotel financing. He holds a MBA from Mannheim University and ESSEC Business School, and a Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management from the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne.

Benjamin has been involved in financing transactions across Canada exceeding CAD 1.5 billion, including more notable transactions such as the financing of a portfolio of 22 hotels for SilverBirch Hotels and Resorts, the financing of the Fairmont Château Laurier Ottawa, the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver and the Hyatt Regency Toronto.