AEW beefs up Asian hub.
Peter Wittendorp joins AEW as managing director and head of Asia; Antony Knep, as securities portfolio manager; and Adrian Cheung, as equity analyst. Peter and Antony will also serve on AEW's Global Securities Allocation Committee.
"The opening of our Singapore office gives AEW a strong presence in Asia with an experienced team of real estate investment professionals," said Jeffrey Furber, CEO and managing partner.
"Peter brings a wealth of private and public market experience in the Asian Pacific region, and AEW has worked closely and successfully with Antony and Adrian in their past positions. We are delighted to welcome all three professionals to AEW and to offer our clients expanded expertise and on-the-ground capability in Asia."
Peter Wittendorp has 16 years of real estate investment experience, most recently as managing director and chief investment officer in Asia for ING Real Estate. Previously, he served as senior vice president afor Prologis in Amsterdam and London, and as executive vice president at ABP Investments, one of the largest pension funds in the world.
Before joining AEW, Antony Knep was portfolio manager for Asian Securities and assistant portfolio manager for Australian Securities at Australia's BT Financial Group.
Adrian Cheung also joins AEW from BT, where he worked with Antony in the management of AEW's Asian portfolio as equity analyst.
Founded in 1981, AEW Capital Management, L.P. provides real estate investment management services to investors worldwide. Currently, AEW and its affiliates manage over $33 billion of real estate assets and securities on behalf of many of the world's leading institutional and private investors. The firm actively manages portfolios in both the public and private property markets.
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|Publication:||Real Estate Weekly|
|Date:||Aug 30, 2006|
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