A Private Real Estate Investment Platform.

The Firm

ID8 Capital, founded in 2015, is a private real estate investment platform focused on acquiring and developing properties throughout Latin America, seeking opportunities with returns beyond 30% per year. ID8 Capital’s founders have participated in roughly US$ 4BN worth of real estate transactions, management and development in residential, office, retail and hospitality across the region. Our partners have, on average, roughly 25 years’ experience in the real estate, asset management as well as financial industry

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Investment Focus

Value-Add Properties

Through a large network at an industry level, the Firm has access to unique acquisition and development opportunities, primarily off-market.

Urban Focus

The region’s demographics present a particular opportunity in residential real estate within highly urban areas throughout the region as the middle class grows, purchasing power increases, credit availability rises and living preferences change.

Strategic Partners

We complement our capabilities with additional experience and talent in all our projects through partnerships in areas including Architecture, Design, Supervision, Engineering with world-class providers.

Full-Value Chain

Our internal capacity for sourcing, acquisition, development, operation, asset management and sales, allows us to control the diverse aspects of the entire value-chain, as well as capturing most of the value created through real estate development

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Track Record

  • Development Management of residential, office, hotel, hospital and mixed-use projects with total construction of 230 thousand sqm and investments totaling USD 400 million across Mexico

  • Led the development management of a 1,800 unit multifamily residential portfolio in Mexico City and Monterrey. Structured and executed the sale of the portfolio for USD 300 million.

  • Structured and executed the sale of a portfolio of 10 retail centers in Mexico with 250 thousand leasable sqm and a USD 700 million value.

  • Coordinated the sale of a B Class office property with 100 thousand sqm in leasable area for USD 125 million.

  • Divestiture and sale of a Mexican public company´s real estate assets for a total amount of USD 400 million

  • Structured the development of a 250-key full-service hotel in northern Mexico with a USD 60 million investment.

  • Led the structuring of a mixed-use project in northern Mexico with a roughly USD 170 million total investment.

  • Performed asset management for a real estate portfolio (residential, industrial, retail, office and hotel) with a total value of USD 1,100 million.

  • Orchestrated the creation of two investment platforms for multifamily residential and real estate debt in a transaction valued at USD 270 million.

  • Structured a 361 unit multifamily residential property for Sale in the State of Mexico and the first Branded Residence project in the same state with 408 units and a total investment of roughly USD 300 million.

  • Development of two Class A Office towers with 22,623 sqm and a USD 70 million investment in Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • Development of 21,453 m2 Class A Office building and a roughly USD 75 million investment in Santiago, Chile.

  • Acquisition, asset management and sale of 21,155 sqm of Retail and Office space with an investment of USD 100 million in Santiago, Chile.

  • Acquisition of 19.75% of total shares of Chile ́s most important housing developer. Improved the company’s internal processes, corporate governance and operational processes before executing a sale of the stake. As a leading member of the Chilean company’s investment committee, evaluated the development of high rise projects totaling 1,400 units and USD 95 million in total investment in Chile, Brazil and Peru.

  • Performed analysis of over 200 projects with a value of nearly USD 3.4 billion in diverse sectors including residential, office, retail, hospitality across Latin America.

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Ismael Diakite Pineda

Managing Partner at ID8 Capital

Asset & Portfolio Management

  • Managing Partner at ID8 Capital. Focused on Asset & Portfolio Management.
  • Led the Mexico’s Transaction team for Prudential Real Estate Investors; executing transactions and strategic joint ventures valued at over USD 1.4bn.
  • Led the divestment of two mixed use and retail funds in Mexico valued at USD 1.7bn.
  • Spearheaded the analysis of diverse assets in Brazil, Chile and Argentina for a total value of roughly USD 2.4bn.
  • Coordinated property appraisals for a total value of USD 3.4 bn.
  • Held diverse leadership positions at Prudential in areas such as Portfolio Management, Underwriting, Research and Transactions
  • Telematics Engineer by the Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology and a Certificate in Investment Project Valuation by the same institution

David Daniels A.

Managing Partner at ID8 Capital

Acquisitions and Investment Strategy

  • Managing Partner at ID8 Capital. Focused on Acquisitions and Investment Strategy.
  • Head of Private Equity for the Citi locally managed pension fund (Citibanamex Afore) where he managed roughly USD 4 bn in private equity and real asset investments.
  • Investment Officer at the International Finance Corporation (Part of the World Bank) managing private equity investments in East Africa.
  • Chief Investment Officer at Sinequanon Capital, an investment fund.
  • Gained financial analysis and investment experience at Citi, UBS and Bank of America.
  • Successfully completed the first two levels of the CFA program.
  • MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in finance and economics.

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ID8 Capital
Prado Sur 274 Piso 1,
Col. Lomas de Chapultepec,
Del. Miguel Hidalgo 11000
Tel. +52 (55) 4744-4881