Invesque Continues Leadership Team Expansion with Addition of Industry Veteran Bryan Hickman
TORONTO, ONTARIO, MAY 9, 2018 – Invesque Inc. (TSX: IVQ.U) (the “Company”) announced the addition of Bryan E. Hickman as Senior Vice President – Investments. Bryan brings a long history of healthcare real experience to Invesque. Most recently, Bryan was a Vice President – Investments at Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) where he was responsible for underwriting new investment opportunities and the asset management of a portfolio valued at approximately $4.5 billion. Bryan has been closely involved with underwriting and asset management of Welltower’s investments in post-acute, acute care, medical office and seniors housing real estate during his tenure including closing over $15 billion of transactions.
“Building a strong team is the key to our success” said Scott White, Chief Executive Officer. “Opportunities to bring someone like Bryan on board, who has vast experience across a diverse set of healthcare real estate asset classes, are unique and compelling. Having Bryan on our team strengthens our experience and relationships in the post-acute space and continues to expand our investment plans in post-acute, seniors housing, acute care and medical office.”
Bryan has spent the majority of his career in the healthcare real estate industry building a wealth of knowledge and relationships in the process. In his role as Vice President – Investments at Welltower, Bryan was responsible for the structuring of acquisition and loan transactions along with managing strategic disposition and restructuring transactions. Bryan has overseen acquisitions valued at over $10 billion and has also been responsible for the disposition and recapitalization of properties valued at approximately $5 billion. Bryan holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, and a BA from Case Western University in Cleveland, OH.
Invesque Inc. is a North American healthcare real estate company with a growing portfolio of high quality properties located in the United States and Canada and operated by best-in-class operators primarily under long-term leases and joint ventures. Invesque’s mission is to create long-term shareholder value while providing an investment opportunity that matters. For more information, visit www.invesque.com.
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