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HSBC AM establishes Asia real estate team

HSBCA new direct real estate team has been put together by HSBC Asset Management (AM) as it looks to develop its Asian alternatives business.  The team will be led by Victoria Sharpe, managing principal and head of real estate, Asia-Pacific, reporting to Joanna Munro, HSBC Alternatives chief executive.  Sharpe joined HSBC AM in September having spent five years leading the Asia Pacific real estate team at DWS.  She will be supported by Lionel Low and James Bartlett who have been appointed as managing principals and have more than 40 years’ experience in the sector between them.  The Singapore-based team will work closely with Patrice Conxicoeur, Singapore chief executive and head of southeast Asia, HSBC AM. “Having this team on the ground will better position us to meet the investment needs of the different client segments that we serve in this region, including wealth, insurance and corporates,” said Conxicoeur.  The move comes after HSBC AM decided in June 2021 to bring together all of its existing alternatives businesses under one unit, HSBC Alternatives, which is led by Munro.  © 2021 funds global asia

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