AMP Capital has added two portfolio managers to its global listed real estate team, bringing the total number of investment analysts to 14.
AMP Capital announced in a statement that it had appointed a new investment professional to its Hong Kong and Sydney offices, respectively.
Hideharu Ichii, who will commence in his new role on 2 July, has nearly two decades’ experience in the Japanese real estate market and signifies “growth opportunities for global listed real estate and the importance of the Japanese market,” according to the statement.
Most recently, Mr Ichii was at APG Asset Management for seven years as a senior portfolio manager in the company’s listed real estate Asia Pacific team, covering Japan and Australia.
He has also worked at CBRE Global Real Estate Securities, Taiyo Pacific Partners and Nikko Securities.
Meanwhile, Anika Minocha will also join the global listed real estate team in July and be based in Sydney.
The appointment comes after the completion of two graduate program rotations in the team.
AMP Capital head of global listed real estate James Maydew said he was excited to include Mr Ichii and Ms Minocha to the team.
“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,” Mr Maydew said of Mr Ichii.
“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.”
In November 2016, AMP Capital announced a reshuffle to the leadership of its listed real asset division and its equities & fixed income division.
July 2014 also saw a number of additions to AMP Capital’s global listed real estate team in its Sydney and London offices.
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