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Lerner Associates announces partnership with CREtech

New York, NY and London, UK (April 15, 2020)Lerner Associates, a specialist M&A firm in the real estate tech sector has announced a Joint Venture with CREtech (, the largest intelligence platform devoted to Reimagining Real Estate. The venture will be focused on advising  established real estate tech companies on acquisition and exit strategies, with full engagement and transaction execution. 

Both CREtech as well as it’s European subsidiary FUTURE PropTech will be engaged in this joint venture with Lerner Associates.

“Ben Lerner and his supporting team are widely recognised as experts in M&A in the real estate tech sector.  Ben is someone that I personally have a great deal of respect and admiration for,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech. “While we recognise that economic conditions have impacted many globally, there is still a demand for growth and expansion, and acquisition strategies continue to be executed,  even during this pandemic. Our job is to do all we can to help all businesses in our sector and we are also working very closely with many earlier stage companies by offering additional services and solutions during this crisis,” Beckerman concluded.

“I have known Michael and his team for a number of years and have watched CREtech grow into a hugely respected global engagement platform in the real estate tech world,” stated Ben Lerner, Managing Director, Real Estate Tech M&A, Lerner Associates. “Michael, above all else, is a genuinely warm person always looking to do the best for the industry and individuals alike. With CREtech’s vast reach we aim to help as many companies as possible,” Lerner concluded.

For more information on this joint venture, contact Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech directly at or Ben Lerner, Managing Director, Lerner Associates at

About Lerner Associates

Lerner Associates is a London based boutique M&A and Growth Equity Finance Advisory practice, with a primary focus on the real estate software industry - PropTech or CRETech. 

The firm covers all areas of the real estate tech sector including investor, corporate, agency, commercial, residential, multifamily, workplace, construction, facilities management and real estate data solutions.

Lerner Associates utilises years of experience in the field, in investment, strategy and operations, to provide tailored advisory services to buyers and sellers, investors and company owners, in the UK, US, Europe and Israel, in local and cross-border transactions.

About CREtech

CREtech is Reimagining Real Estate. We are the largest international community of professionals devoted to technological innovation in the real estate sector. Our mission is to help the industry embrace, adopt and future proof their businesses. CREtech’s intelligence and event platform inspires the next generation of ideas, processes and people to champion the world's largest asset class.

CREtech is owned by The News Funnel, a news platform devoted to the commercial real estate and tech sector. Learn more about our brands, including ATYPICAL and FUTURE PropTech.


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