We are a strategic advisory firm for early stage startups and hospitality. We bring value through our experience, network and diverse skills acquired through working with investment banks, multinational companies and entrepreneurs. We have experience assisting several innovative early-stage companies on a broad range of projects.When it comes to hospitality, our expertise lies in strategic asset management and in developing innovative legal and commercial structures in complex environments. We have over 30 years of combined experience in the hospitality industry and collectively we have negotiated over 200 management, franchise and lease agreements in EMEA and APAC. We have extensive familiarity in hotel real estate transactions, both on the buying and selling sides, having successfully led several multi-million dollar mediation, court and arbitral proceedings.

Our Team

Franck

FRANCK COURMONT

With 25 years of experience driving M&A and corporate law for top US law firms, investment banks, and an international hospitality group, Franck's legal expertise spans Paris, London, Brussels, and Singapore. His passion for real estate led him to establish two successful residential property funds in France and Florida. In 2018, Franck transitioned into full-time angel investing and advising, leveraging his industry knowledge and legal background to become a "smart money" force within the startup scene, especially in the hospitality and real estate sectors.

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KRISTIN THORSTEINS

Kristin brings two decades of international hotel and real estate development expertise to her role. After honing her skills in her family's Iceland hospitality business, she furthered her experience with leading global companies like HVS, Club Med, and IWG plc in both Europe and Asia-Pacific. A recognized industry leader, Kristin regularly shares her insights as a speaker at real estate conferences and chairs PropertyGuru's Asia Property Awards Judging Panel in Singapore.