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AMP Capital has expanded its Global Listed Real Estate capability with two new appointments, bringing the total team to 14 dedicated investment professionals.
Hideharu Ichii will join AMP Capital as a Portfolio Manager / Analyst in the Global Listed Real Estate (GLRE) team, with over 18 years’ financial experience and an extensive background in the Japanese real estate market. This appointment reflects the growth opportunities for global listed real estate and the importance of the Japanese market. He will be based in Hong Kong and commence on 2 July 2018.
Prior to joining AMP Capital, Mr Ichii worked as senior portfolio manager at APG Asset Management Asia for seven years, primarily covering Japan and Australia within the firm's listed real estate Asia Pacific team. Other prior roles include portfolio management and research roles at CBRE Global Real Estate Securities and Taiyo Pacific Partners as well as corporate finance and equity sales roles at Nikko Securities. Mr Ichii was also actively involved in promoting the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) in the Japan property market.
Anika Minocha has also been appointed to the role of Portfolio Manager / Analyst, based in Sydney. Ms Minocha will join the team in July 2018 after completing various rotations on the AMP Capital graduate program including two stints within the GLRE team. Prior to joining AMP Capital, Anika completed an Investment Banking (Real Estate) internship with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Sydney.
AMP Capital Head of Global Listed Real Estate James Maydew said he was excited to announce these two new appointments into the team.
“AMP Capital’s vision is to be a pre-eminent global investment manager and provide clients with exceptional investment opportunities. With a track record that extends back to 2002, the Global Listed Real Estate business is fundamental to this effort with a strong focus on strengthening our global capability that delivers for our investors.
“As part of our commitment to continuous improvement and a high performance-led culture I’m pleased to welcome such a highly experienced and respected investor to the team. Hide will bring valuable expertise in the allocation of capital within the Japanese market and, along with Anika, will provide an essential contribution to the broader GLRE team,” Mr Maydew said.
AMP Capital remains committed to its strong global listed real estate capability and these new appointments reflect the sheer size and depth of the global listed real estate market, along with the exceptional opportunity to deliver outperformance for clients.
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