AMP Capital has appointed Kate Campbell as Institutional Director - Europe, following a number of prominent departures from the company's London global listed real estate team, including deputy head of global listed real estate Tom Walker, senior portfolio manager Hugo Machin and portfolio manager Nikita Johal.
Ms Campbell will be responsible for raising capital for AMP Capital's undertaking for collective investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) platform and its unlisted infrastructure business. She will work alongside Louisa Yeoman, Institutional Director - UK, to develop AMP Capital's European institutional client business. She will report to AMP Capital Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa, Richard Shields.
Mr Shields stated:
I'm pleased to announce Kate's appointment at an exciting time for AMP Capital given the recent launch of our UCITS platform for global listed infrastructure and global listed real estate. Kate's efforts will be focused on fundraising for this new platform and for AMP Capital's unlisted infrastructure business where we already have a range of well-established equity and debt funds. She will work with clients such as pension funds, insurers, private banks and multi managers.Kate has extensive experience working with clients in Europe and a deep knowledge of the local market, which will be critical as we take our growing capabilities to a new group of potential investors.
Ms Campbell joins AMP Capital from J.P. Morgan where she was Executive Director, Capital Introduction, in the Prime Brokerage area. While at J.P. Morgan, Ms Campbell worked with more than 300 global hedge funds assisting them with their marketing strategies. Ms Campbell has held previous roles at Deutsche Bank, Equity Capital Markets and Goldman Sachs.
Earlier this month, AMP Capital announced the launch of a Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS platform, which offers UCITS versions of its Global Listed Infrastructure Fund and Global Real Estate Securities Fund to institutional investors in the UK, the Netherlands and Luxembourg.