IFM Investors appoints Head of Client Solutions Asia
HONG KONG – IFM Investors, a global investment manager owned by Australian pension funds, today announced the appointment of Peter Swarbreck as Executive Director, Head of Client Solutions Asia, effective from 14 August 2023.
Based in Hong Kong, Swarbreck will be responsible for spearheading the push to grow IFM’s presence in Asia. He will focus on creating strong partnerships with Asia-based clients and executing IFM’s client strategy in the region.
Reporting to Head of Global Client Solutions, John Gee-Grant, Swarbreck has years of experience and expertise in the region.
Over the last ten years, Peter was Head of Asia Pacific for Jupiter Fund Management, where he built the team and brand in the region from the ground up. Before joining Jupiter, Peter worked at BlackRock for over two decades where he held several senior roles.
The new appointment further strengthens IFM Investors’ client solutions capability and is another demonstration of our global commitment to the investment needs of our clients across the infrastructure, debt, listed equities and private equity asset classes.
IFM has 11 offices globally, including in Hong Kong, Seoul, and Tokyo, and is a global private markets specialist managing funds that are invested in assets that working people rely on every day, such as toll roads, airports, seaports, and renewable energy producers.
By managing, operating and investing in critical assets, IFM seeks to maximize long-term returns for clients and their members and beneficiaries, as well as creating positive and wide-ranging benefits for communities around the world.
Quotes attributable to IFM Investors Global Head of Client Solutions John Gee-Grant:
“I’m incredibly excited to welcome Peter to IFM’s Client Solutions team, as we continue to build and extend our investment offerings to our clients.”
“Asia is an incredibly important region for us and Peter brings years of valuable experience to IFM. He will help strengthen our ability to provide clients in the region with the best possible solutions to meet their investment needs, and the needs of their members and beneficiaries.”
Quote attributable to Peter Swarbreck, Executive Director, Head of Client Solutions Asia:
“I’ve long admired IFM’s track record of success, so I’m looking forward to working closely with IFM’s regional teams to continue creating strong partnerships with our Asia-based clients and executing IFM’s client strategy in the region.”
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About IFM Investors
IFM Investors was established more than 25 years ago with the aim to protect and grow the long-term retirement savings of working people. Owned by a group of Australian pension funds, the organisation has $217 billion under management as at 31 March 2023. Because IFM is owned by industry pension funds, we prioritise the interests of 600 like-minded investors worldwide by focusing on assets that combine excellent long-term risk/reward characteristics with broad economic and social benefits to the community. As a signatory to The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, IFM actively engages on ESG issues with the companies in which we invest with the aim of enhancing their net performance while minimising investment risk. Operating globally from offices in Melbourne, Sydney, London, Berlin, Zurich, Amsterdam, New York, Hong Kong, Seoul and Tokyo, IFM manages investments across infrastructure, debt, listed equities and private equity assets. For more information, visit ifminvestors.com.