Oceans is my way to establish a brand which stands for quality, depth and reliability.
Oliver Alexander Obert
— Founder & Managing Partner
Oliver Alexander Obert is the founder and Managing Partner of Oceans & Company. He specialises in the sale of commercial real estate to national and international investors. He also possesses many years of experience in the marketing of office towers and the repositioning of landmark office properties.
Before founding Oceans, Oliver worked at BNP Paribas, where he was responsible for the national Capital Markets activities. He started his career at JLL Germany where he headed Office Leasing Germany.
Our client’s satisfaction is our utmost priority. We ensure that by working with the greatest passion, the highest degree of motivation and attention to detail, every day, without compromise.
As Director and Head of Asset Management, Ualid Färber advises our clients regarding the initiation and implementation of holisitic real estate Asset Management strategies. Ualid draws on more than 11 years of experience in Asset Management with positions at inter alia Deka Immobilien, CBRE and Apleona. Ualid holds a diploma in business administration (VWA Frankfurt) and is Real Estate Investment Advisor (EBS).
Hendrik Menker is Senior Consultant in the field of Asset Management. Hendrik holds a Master degree in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning and draws on five years of experience in the real estate industry. Prior to Oceans & Company Hendrik was Asset Manager at Apleona Real Estate Management.
Vincent Schneider is Senior Consultant in the Investment Advisory team and active within the scope of buy and sell-side mandates. Vincent holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Real Estate Management which he received at the University of Applied Sciences of Aschaffenburg. After his studies he has gained professional experience at TRIUVA.
Kim Dreger is Analyst in the Investment Advisory and Real Estate Finance divisions. Prior to joining Oceans, she gained experience in numerous national and international banks, where she worked in Acquisition Financing, Investment Banking and Global Markets. Kim holds a Master of Science in Finance degree from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
Dr. Daniel Schmidt
As Director and Head of Real Estate Finance, Dr. Daniel Schmidt advises our clients on the structuring, sourcing and execution of financing options such as senior debt, equity and mezzanine capital. Daniel draws on more than 11 years of experience in finance with previous positions in private and investment banking at Commerzbank. Prior to Oceans, he was Vice President of corporate finance, specialising in syndicated lending. Daniel holds a Ph.D. in Business & Management from the University of Gloucestershire, UK.
Fabian Klocke is Consultant in the fields of Investment Advisory and Real Estate Finance. Fabian draws on 10 years of experience in banking and finance with previous positions in private and investment banking at Commerzbank. Prior to Oceans, he was Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance, specialising in Corporate Acquisition Financing. Fabian holds a Bachelor of Arts in Banking & Finance from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University.
Ida Zepp is Trainee in the fields of Investment Advisory and Real Estate Finance. In summer 2019, Ida will hold a Bachelor of Arts in International Real Estate Management from the University of Applied Sciences in Aschaffenburg. Before working with Oceans, she gained work experience at Colliers and Apleona.
Dr. jur. Wulf Merkel
— Advisory Board
Wulf Merkel is an advisor for Oceans & Company. He has practiced law for 30 years and draws on his extensive experience to support a wide range of clients in the Private Equity and M&A sectors. We especially benefit from Wulf's expertise in the fields of Investment Advisory and Real Estate Finance. In addition, he is familiar with the marketing of commercial real estate from the perspective of an institutional tenant. As a managing partner of several major law firms, he has been regularly assigned by Oceans & Company’s shareholders in their previous positions.
Oceans & Company was founded in Frankfurt in 2011 by Oliver Obert. As an advisory company focusing on institutional grade office properties, his experienced team is predominantly active in and around Frankfurt, the BIG 7 German cities and across Europe, as required. The team’s specialist expertise and exacting standards may be expressed in a single powerful statement: Leadership in building value.