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Alex Foshay

Vice Chairman, Divisional Head of International Capital Markets

Alex Foshay recently commenced working as a senior managing director in the New York office of Newmark Knight Frank. Prior to that, Mr. Foshay was a partner in the Knight Frank Central London Capital Markets team. He joined Knight Frank in 2002 on the graduate recruitment scheme and has spent the entirety of his career in the Capital Markets division, with a particular focus on overseas capital.

Mr. Foshay devotes the vast majority of his time to executing investment sales, equity placement and the provision of strategic advice. Since 2010, he has advised on investment transactions in excess of $9.0 billion. Approximately 70% of that volume was transacted with overseas capital.

Mr. Foshay has approximately 13 years of experience in global capital markets transactions. In particular, he has significant experience in major international marketing campaigns and investment acquisitions, such as the sale of the Bankside Estate; the acquisition of Alban Gate; and the sale of the White Tower Portfolio, with a combined value of more than $2.6 billion.

Key clients of Mr. Foshay include Aberdeen Asset Management, ADIA, Ashby Capital, Blackstone, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, Henderson Global Investors, Helical Bar, HSBC Alternative Investment Management, Hyundai Securities, Keppel Land, Knight Frank Investment Management, Lai Sun Development Company, Legal & General, London & Oriental, National Pension Service of South Korea, Northwood Investors, Pembroke Real Estate and Rockspring.


  • Ernst & Young: Sale of the White Tower Portfolio to Carlyle for over $1.5 billion
  • Land Securities: Sale of the Bankside Estate, SE1 for $473 million
  • Blackstone: Acquisition of Alban Gate, 125 London Wall, EC2 for $450 million
  • National Pension Service of South Korea: Sale of 88 Wood Street, EC2 for $344 million
  • Rockspring: Sale of Fox Court, 14 Grays Inn Road, WC1 for $105 million
  • National Pension Service of South Korea: Sale of 63 St. Mary Axe, EC3 for $105 million
  • Abu Dhabi Investment Authority: Sale of Carmelite, 50 Victoria Embankment, EC4 for $60 million
  • Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management: Acquisition of 60 New Broad Street, EC2 from Warner Estates for $43 million
  • Lai Sun Development Company: Acquisition of 36 Queen Street, EC4 from CBRE Investors for $26 million

Mr. Foshay holds a Master of Arts degree from Edinburgh University, where he graduated with honors in politics in 2000. He obtained another master's degree the following year, in property valuation and law from CASS Business School in London.

In 2004, Mr. Foshay successfully passed the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence and became a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Alex Foshay
Alex Foshay
Vice Chairman, Divisional Head of International Capital Markets
125 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
United States
T  212.372.2253

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Areas of Specialization
  • Investment Sales
  • Equity Placement
  • Global Capital Flows
  • Strategic Advisory

Years of Experience
13 years