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Jean-François Ott

“I am a serial entrepreneur, I enjoy working in the creative sphere and bringing market changing concepts to reality.“

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1991 started Orco; developed & built €4 billion real estate portfolio

More than 200 residential and commercial projects in Berlin, Moscow, Warsaw, Budapest, Prague, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt

2004 Orco Germany went public, listed on Frankfurt stock exchange with €6 billion EUR market capitalization

Founder of MaMaison hotel chain, first hotel MaMaison Pokrovka is opened in Moscow in 2002

Over €2 billion equity & bond funding raised and €2 billion bank financing arranged, 4 IPOs, €500 mln in private equity for Orco’s endurance fund

Specialization in construction, renovation, historic, high-rise buildings, residential, logistics and retail

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Activities

Ott Ventures

Venture Capital arm of Ott Partners Family Office is specialized in building and investing in start-ups at seed stage. The heart of our strategy is the Start-up studio in Prague.

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Velvet Fund

Light Industry & Last Mile Logistic investment fund. Velvet Fund Logistic was established by Jean-Francois and is focused on acquisition of smaller and midsized logistic, warehouse, light industry parks and assets that have potential to be refurbished or developed.

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Ott Properties

Ott Properties is a diversified family office and investment company based in Paris Ott Properties was founded by JeanFrancois Ott and Nicolas Tommasini. With a combined experience in Real Estate and Private Equity of 50 years they have been key players in the development of the Real Estate landscape in Central Europe.

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Family Winery Ott

Ott family runs winery Saint Médard from ancient village La Tour d’Aigues en Provence. The winery is producing white and rose wine. The winery is distributing goods all around the world.

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Safetic Construction

Construction management company specializing in development, real estate, facility management based in Prague.

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The Mozart Hotel

Smetana Hotel (formerly Pachtuv Palace) is a 5 star luxury hotel situated in city center of Prague. This hotel has unique location and very special selection of rooms and suites. The special features of the building such as frescoes, vaulted chapel ceilings, sculptures and fireplaces make perfect bled of romance, coziness and comfort.

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La Bourboule

The building has great potential thanks to its ideal location in La Bourboule, Puy-de-Dôme, France, close to the thermal baths where the municipality is planning on investing several million euros. While renovating the hotel, our group will work on preserving the architectural heritage of the building and its surroundings.

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Sting Industries Ltd

The modular drone is used in various military and security sectors, providing close range safety and protection by flying in front of the first person through the door in urban environments confronted by special forces, military, police, and security personnel.

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MyHotelMatch.com

MyHotelMatch.com is ultimate solution, where guests will create their personal profiles with relevant information of business use for hotels. Guests have 100% control over their profile and data and rent it through granting temporary access to hotels, where they plan to come in exchange for more personalized service offering from hotel.

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L.O.P. Urban Logistic

We have created L.O.P. Urban Logistic to become the leading real estate partner of the Ecommerce and last mile industry in Russia.

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Delta Drone

Ott ventures buys 26% in Delta Drone, a company listed on Euronext Growth in Paris. Ott Ventures believes the Drone market is a fast growing market and that Delta Drone is very well positioned to be an important player on the Global Drone market.

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Lyphe Group

LYPHE Group is UK‘s most popular cannabis clinical telehealth and dispensing ecosystem. The group owns the medical cannabis supply chain vertically from digital clinical care, manufacturing medical cannabis, to pharmacy home delivery direct-to-patients.

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Prohibition Partners

Prohibition Partners unlocks the potential of cannabis through data, intelligence and strategy. They provide strategic solutions to an international client base of investors, operators, blue chip companies, FMCG brands and government bodies.

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FPN (Fonciere Paris Nord)

FPN is a public company listed in Paris with 115 million shares that holds one asset of 52 000 sqm B and C class offices in Blanc Mesnil between the A1 and A3 in front of the park where the future grand Paris train station is due to open in 2024.

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Skinjay

Skinnay is an innovative and particularly effective method for diffusing essential oils into shower, which presents you with an opportunity to combine a priceless moment of well-being with a daily ritual: SHOWERING. Skinjay helps you benefit from the positive effects of Aromatherapy and Aromachology.

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CityCare

CityCare, a defibrillator launched in 2010. It is the most leadingedge and most effective business on the market today. It can be used by persons with no medical background since it emits crystal-clear vocal messages. Users do not have to take any decisions, just follow the instructions and it is the CityCare AED that decides.

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MyMiniFactory

Ott properties acquired a share in the MyMiniFactory, the world‘s largest curated 3D object download platform. It is a thriving community which gives its users free access to thousands of 3D printable files.

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Zlota44 tower

Złota 44 is the tallest residential tower in continental Europe with a height of 192 m, 54 floors and 251 luxury flats. The building was designed by Daniel Libeskind, a world-renowned architect of Polish origin. Zlota 44 is the most luxurious residential building in a shopping and service center in Warsaw, Poland.

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Sky Office

Sky Office was completed in 2009. It is a modern building of the highest standard, located between the city centre and the airport on the city’s main public and private transport routes. It is one of the few skyscrapers in Düsseldorf and contains around 33,000 sqm of office space. Currently Sky Office is 90% leased with high quality tenants such as McKinsey and Hogan Lovells.

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Orco Tower

ORCO Tower is a historic 27-storey B+ class building built in 1995, offering more than 14,400 m2 of high-quality office space. The building is one of the best in Warsaw, apart from its strategic central location.

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Wrote About Me

Prague is a magnet for smart minds from all over the world, it's a good place to do business, says French businessman

Investing in a company is easy to secure and it is a slow process, with French investor Jean François Ott.

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What does a real estate king dethroned do? He runs a vineyard and invests in start-ups

Former Prague real estate king Jean-François Ott lost his company Orco years ago. But he hasn’t given up on business. In addition to the real estate that still forms the backbone of his business, he also runs his own vineyard and invests in start-ups.

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Ott: Life after Ork is good

He built one of the largest real estate empires in Central Europe. He changed Prague, Budapest or Warsaw. And then he lost almost everything. However, the co-founder and former owner of Orco, Jean-François Ott, does not look bitter.

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jf.ott@groupott.com
+33 (0)6 33 79 42 54
+420 (0)724 385 106
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Family Winery Ott
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