services

Distrikt Capital is focused on bringing long-term value to our investors and partners though the acquisition, development, and asset management of high quality real estate across the GTA with a focus on residential land and multi-family properties. We make strategic investments alongside our clients including institutional funds, family offices, and other high net worth owners and investors.

ACQUISITIONS

Off-market acquisition opportunities created by established relationships, proactive approach, and professional business operations. The right acquisition starts with the right real estate, research, partners, and structure.

DUE DILIGENCE

Rigorous research focused on uncovering risks, detailed financial analysis, and a thorough review of the business plan. We bring issues to the forefront, while staying open to creative solutions.

CAPITAL INVESTMENT

Stable structures create long-term value. We create, and can restructure debt, equity, and ownership vehicles to be aligned with the business plan, always looking forward to provide flexibility for multiple exit or hold options. We engage with both passive and joint-venture partners.

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Dedicated, engaged, experienced. We drive the execution and oversight of each asset's business plan to deliver superior risk adjusted returns for our investors and partners. Our focus is on long-term value creation while remaining open to opportunistic transactions.

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management

The Principals of Distrikt Capital have

LED IN EXCESS OF $1 BILLION OF CANADIAN REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

and possess a significant combined experience covering the direction of private limited partnerships, joint ventures, and public real estate entities.

Paul Simcox

PAUL SIMCOX

FOUNDER

Mr. Paul Simcox is the CEO and co-founder of Distrikt Capital, focused on capital allocation and acquisitions, and General Partner and asset management for Distrikt and its partners investments. Mr. Simcox is also the founder of NorthHaven Capital Group, a private equity and real estate investment and advisory firm focused on multi-year corporate and portfolio mandates, as well as new platform creation, investment and growth.

Prior to his work with NorthHaven, Mr. Simcox co-founded and was Executive Vice President and member of the Board of Trustees for Whiterock REIT, a TSX listed firm (WRK.UN) acquired in 2012 by Dundee REIT for over $1.4 billion.

Over the course of his tenure, Whiterock grew from a new startup to a national real estate platform with office, industrial, and retail assets in nearly every province in Canada. Prior to the formation of Whiterock, Mr. Simcox was in real estate investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston and Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette in New York, and later real estate private equity at JPMorgan Partners. He also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees for Maplewood REIT listed on the TSXV.

Paul has a HBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, where he graduated with honours.

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Emil Toma

EMIL TOMA

FOUNDER

Mr. Emil Toma is the co-founder Distrikt Capital, and is focused on site sourcing, due diligence, and development. He is also the founder of Distrikt Developments and Toma Construction Management, an accomplished developer and builder in the GTA area focused on residential development and high-end luxury homes in Toronto's most affluent neighborhoods.

As president of Distrikt, he has completed successful land development, land assembly, multi-family rezoning and development projects. Combined, these firms have completed in-fill land acquisitions, ground up construction, and development on more than 50 projects with sales value in excess of $150 million.

Prior to Distrikt Mr. Toma co-led an international supply and construction services business based out of Toronto, with multiple offices in Central America established to take advantage of the rapidly growing Caribbean real estate resort development industry. His firm was successfully sold in 2008, and is often credited with the larger scale introduction of internationally sourced, specialized building products to Caribbean luxury resort development.

Emil graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Political Science & Business.

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Paul Simcox

CORY CAPLAND

SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Cory Capland is a Senior Associate with Distrikt Capital, focused on new investment underwriting and acquisitions, as well as corporate development and management of Distrikt’s existing real estate investment portfolio.

Prior to joining Distrikt Capital, Mr. Capland was an Investment Analyst at Bridgeport Asset Management, a leading Toronto-based investment firm managing discretionary HNW and UHNW capital across several proprietary investment funds, including both public, private and alternative income products. Mr. Capland was responsible for conducting asset management and research across Bridgeport’s existing portfolio of US and Canadian real estate securities including REIT’s, REOC’s, MIC’s and private mortgages, as well as due diligence and review of new real estate investment opportunities.

Prior to his work with Bridgeport, Mr. Capland held analytical roles at Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS), CPP Investment Board, and UBS Wealth Management, which spanned corporate credit analysis, public market equity investing, and alternative investment fund due diligence.

Mr. Capland is also serves on the investment team at NorthHaven Capital Group and Fundamental Real Estate Investment Partners, Distrikt’s operating affiliates. Cory holds a Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (HBBA) degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a CFA Charterholder.

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partners

Our investment partners include top-tier institutional fund managers, along with UHNW and HNW strategic investors. Our longstanding market engagement provides access to the highest quality of investors, advisors and network of real estate participants, bringing sought after off-market opportunities to our investor and developer partners.