KRER Management Team
- Extensive local knowledge – The fund is on the ground, well connected with local brokers (who know and trust us) and has executed the buying process many times – We achieve at least 20-30% off listed market prices due to our connections and response time
- Connections & colleagues – Strong links, and access to, the main ministers and foreign members of the current government – Extensive links to the investment banking community – Deep-rooted relationships with key commercial & corporate banking executives
John Suggitt – Managing Director and Founder
20 years of experience in Ukraine.
A Canadian citizen, John has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He has over 10 years of investment banking experience in Ukraine and has spent many of these years also developing successful property investments in both Kiev and Montenegro. His prior positions include Chief Operating Officer with Dragon Capital, Managing & Founding Partner with Concorde Capital and Vice-President with MFK.
John Crockett – Managing Partner
15 years of experience in Russia and Ukraine
John, an American citizen, has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. Mr. Crockett was previously head of Fixed Income Loan Syndicate at VTB Capital in Moscow and has over 15 years of investment banking, real estate, corporate & leveraged finance experience in the US, Russia and Ukraine.