Knight Frank has made some key appointments in Australia and Singapore to strengthen its market position in Asia.
Knight Frank has announced the expansion of its capital advisory team in Asia-Pacific with the appointment of three senior personnel.
These appointments solidify the firm’s commitment to providing clients with comprehensive solutions across the region.
Ben Schubert: Appointed as Head of Capital Advisory, Australia, in addition to his current role as Head of Institutional Sales, leveraging his proven track record of 20 years in the industry and seven years with Knight Frank.
He will lead the development and growth of the firm’s Capital Advisory business in Australia, offering clients access to a full spectrum of global Capital Advisory options – including Capital Raising, Recapitalisations, Partnering and Debt Advisory – and facilitating the flow of Asia-Pacific capital into the Australian market.
Simon Mathews: Relocates from London to Singapore as Director, Debt Advisory. Simon brings extensive sector expertise and experience advising institutional investors and developers across various real estate sectors and jurisdictions.
Simon will focus on sourcing innovative funding solutions to support capital market transactions in the Australian market as non-bank lenders continue to grow their market share.
Alice Crowley: Joins the company to take on the role of Director, International Capital, drawing upon over a decade of Asia-Pacific experience in the real estate industry.
Alice’s primary focus is assisting Asian-based investors execute their investment strategies.
Alice’s background spans across Investor Relations, Transactions and Development Management in Australia and Singapore.
Her extensive client relationships will be an invaluable asset to our team.
Knight Frank Global Head of Capital Markets, Neil Brookes, said he was delighted to announce the appointments.
“These roles significantly strengthen our global capital markets capabilities, enabling us to provide clients with bespoke solutions to all their financing requirements,” Mr Brookes said.
“This further reinforces our commitment to building scale as a leading global investment network of advisors, offering unparalleled insight and access to international capital markets.”