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.
Vincent Schneider is 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.
Anne Balczuweit is Consultant in the field of Asset Management and specialises in letting management and repositioning consulting. Before working with Oceans, Anne worked at Commerzbank AG in Luxembourg, London and Frankfurt. Anne holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from the University of Cooperative Education in Leipzig.
Annabelle Hertsch is Consultant in the field of Asset Management, where she specialises in repositioning consulting and letting management. Before working with Oceans, Annabelle worked as a recruitment consultant. Annabelle holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences in Bad Homburg.
Marisa Kämmerer is Sales Assistant in the field of Asset Management and Investment Advisory. She also organises all internal activities and provides communication and day-to-day support to our clients as our Office Manager. Before working with Oceans, Marisa gained work experience at Regus Frankfurt.
Dr. Daniel Schmidt
As 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.
Christian Büttel is Consultant in the Investment Advisory team and active within the scope of buy and sell-side mandates. Christian holds a Master of Science in Real Estate which he received at EBS University. After his studies he has gained initial professional experience at a Single-Family Office.
Sabrina Kuhlmann is Team Assistant & Research Analyst in the fields of Asset Management, Investment Advisory and Real Estate Finance. Sabrina supports the teams with project-related research, market and competition analyses alongside general commercial, administrative and operational matters. Inter alia at BNP Paribas Real Estate Germany and K&L Gates LLP, she gained more than 10 years of related experience before joining Oceans.
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.