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Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) | Managing Director
Mr. Chinappi is Managing Director and the Global Head of Principal Finance Real Estate for Standard Chartered Bank. Principal Finance is part of Standard Chartered Bank's Wholesale Banking business and invests, primarily on behalf of the bank, in private equity, infrastructure, alternative assets and real estate. Principal Finance's real estate group is responsible for making equity, preferred equity and mezzanine investments in completed properties, property developments and real estate operating companies with a geographic focus on Asia, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Chinappi is based in Hong Kong.
Prior to assuming his present role in mid-2010, Mr. Chinappi was Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Acquisitions for RREEF, Deutsche Bank's global real estate investment management division. Mr. Chinappi joined Deutsche Bank/RREEF in New York in 1994 (through its predecessor company Bankers Trust) and relocated to Hong Kong in 1999 to establish its presence in Asia ex-Japan. During his tenure with Deutsche Bank/RREEF, he was involved in the real estate investment banking, principal investment and real estate investment management businesses.
Mr. Chinappi has a B.A. degree in Economics from Georgetown University. He is a member of the Urban Land Institute.
About Standard Chartered Bank:
Standard Chartered is a leading international banking group. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world's most dynamic markets and earns more than 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the Bank's growth in recent years. The Group operates through 1,700 offices in 70 market with around 85,000 staff.
Principal Finance is the investment arm of Standard Chartered's Wholesale Banking business. It invests in equity, equity-linked and mezzanine financing opportunities that play to the Bank's strength, across its core footprint of Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Targeted asset classes include Corporate Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Alternative Investments.
The real estate team within Principal Finance comprises experienced and dedicated real estate investment professionals located throughout the Bank's target markets. The team leverages Standard Chartered's and its individual team member's in depth market experience, knowledge and established relationships to identify and execute attractive real estate equity and mezzanine investment opportunities. The team's core focus is to serve as a strategic, knowledgeable and value-added partner for leading real estate owners, developers and investors.
J.P.Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited (Hong Kong) | Managing Director & Head of Asia Real Estate Investing
Bryan T. Southergill is a Managing Director and head of the Asia real estate investing business within the Global Special Opportunities Group (GSOG). Based in Hong Kong, Bryan joined J.P.Morgan in October 2007. During his time at J.P.Morgan, Bryan and his team have made equity and debt investments in real estate companies and hard assets across Asia. Prior to joining J.P.Morgan, Bryan spent nearly 10 years in Morgan Stanley's real estate group based in New York, London and Hong Kong and had responsibility for both principal investing projects and corporate finance advisory assignments in the United States, Europe and Asia. Bryan served as a director of many entities involving Morgan Stanley's real estate investments, including the AIM-listed Songbird Estates (Canary Wharf). Bryan received a BA degree, magna cum laude, from Amherst College, majoring in both Economics and Political Science.
About J.P.Morgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited:
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.3 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands.
In Asia Pacific, the firm is based in Hong Kong and operates in 16 countries and has over 30 offices. The firm's history in the region dates back to 1872 when the first office opened in Sydney. J.P. Morgan draws on its global expertise and local knowledge in the operation of its Asset Management, Investment Banking, the Global Corporate Bank, Private Banking, and Treasury & Securities Services across Asia Pacific.
GE Capital Real Estate | Chief Executive Officer-Asia Pacific
François Trausch is CEO of GE Capital Real Estate Asia Pacific. François was appointed to this role in April 2010. Recently he was also appointed President & CEO, GE Capital Real Estate Japan. Prior to 2010, he was the Regional Leader of Western Europe, head of the French platform, and Managing Director of France. Joining GE in 1996, François held roles in Risk, Investments, and Asset Management. Prior to GE, François worked for Goldman Sachs (London) and Tishman Speyer Properties (New York and Berlin). He holds a business degree from ESCP in Paris and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
About GE Capital Real Estate
Serving markets around the world for nearly 40 years, GE Capital Real Estate (gecapitalrealestate.com) is a leading commercial real estate company. We are a unit of General Electric (NYSE: GE). Few institutions have the strength, industry knowledge and global reach of GE. GE Capital Real Estate's assets are approximately $58 billion, as of June 30, 2012. We serve our customers, tenants and investors with offices and operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Asia Property | Editor
Mark Cooper is the editor of AsiaProperty magazine, the leading monthly covering pan-Asian real estate investment. He launched the magazine while working for Reed Business Information in the UK, where he was also group editor of EuroProperty, but is now based in Hong Kong as co-owner of AsiaProperty. A real estate specialist for over a decade, he began his career with the Estates Gazette, the UK's longest-established real estate weekly and has also edited IPE Real Estate and GlobalProperty.
AsiaProperty is the leading commercial real estate investment journal covering the Asia Pacific region. Published monthly since 2008, AsiaProperty is the most authoritative source of news and analysis for the rapidly developing cross-border investment market in the Asia Pacific region. Only available by subscription, Asia Property is aimed at senior professionals in the investment advisory, banking, fund management and property company sectors.