PORTMAN INVESTMENT

We are a strategic advisory firm for early stage startups and hospitality

WHAT WE DO

STARTUPS

We speak the language of start-ups, especially regarding finance and business development. We support start-up and emerging growth companies in many different ways.​

HOSPITALITY

We have over 30 years of combined experience in the hospitality industry. Let us assist you in various aspects of buying and selling as well as management, franchise and lease agreements in EMEA and APAC.

PORTFOLIO

PEOPLE

Franck

FRANCK COURMONT

Franck spent 25 years as an M&A and corporate lawyer with US law firms, investment banks and an international hospitality group in Paris, London, Brussels and Singapore. Passionate about real estate, he has also set up two residential property funds in France and Florida. Having already invested privately in startups for some time, Franck took the plunge in 2018 to become a full-time angel investor & advisor. Capitalizing on his knowledge of the hospitality & real estate industries, together with his legal background, he is an adept of “smart money” to make an impact on the startup scene.

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KRISTIN THORSTEINS

Kristin has spent her entire career in hotel & real estate development and advisory in London, Paris and Brussels, having cut her teeth on her family's hospitality business in Iceland. Eight years ago, fate brought her to Singapore, where her latest assignment was to lead development and asset management in APAC for Club Med. She is a recognized industry leader and a regular panelist & speaker at hotel investment conferences, a member of the Urban Land Institute - Hotel Development Council & Women's Leadership Initiative. She is also a judge of the PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards.

GET IN TOUCH

We love hearing from like-minded people and companies who see opportunity in adversity or who just want to have a chat!