Helios AMC, a rated special servicer sponsored by Ranieri Partners that provides commercial real estate debt and equity management services, has acquired The Situs Cos., a global real estate advisory firm.
The combined company will operate as The Situs Cos., with headquarters in Houston and 12 offices across the U.S. and Europe. Helios CEO D. Keith Johnson will serve as CEO of the combined platform. The Situs' principals will assume leadership positions in the combined company, with co-founder Ralph Howard serving as the president of European operations, Steve Powel serving as president of North America operations and co-founder Martin Bronstein serving as president of Situs Asset Solutions.
The Helios AMC principals – led by Eric Lindner, co-founder and executive managing director, and John Maute, co-founder and managing director – will continue in their current roles.
Ranieri Real Estate Partners LP served as financial advisor to Helios AMC and Duff & Phelps LLC served as financial advisor to The Situs Cos.