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SWFI – Movers and Shakers – January 7, 2016

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Schroder Real Estate Names Fukui Director of Strategic Partnerships

Makoto Fukui was hired as director of strategic partnerships at Schroder Real Estate, a unit of Schroder Investment Management. He will report to Chris Ludlam, Schroder’s head of real estate capital and be based in London. This is a new position. Fukui will focus on building strategic relationships with large investors such as pensions, real estate managers and sovereign wealth funds. Fukui comes directly from Yakumo Real Estate, a London-based real estate consultancy he formed. in September 2015. Fukui had a 19-year career at Mitsui Fudosan, a Japanese real estate company.

Gorman Decides to go with Kelleher as Successor

Gregory Fleming, co-President of Morgan Stanley, has stepped down. In October, Fleming’s responsibilities were narrowed. Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman appointed Colm Kelleher to be the company’s sole president. Gorman announced publicly that he plans to remain as CEO for at least 5 more years. Kelleher will move back to New York for his new position. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1989.

GIC Names Global Coordinator on Credit Opportunities

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PSP Investments and Blue Sky Alternative Investments End Strategic Partnership Agreement

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Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited informed Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments) that it agreed to terminate its strategic agreement effective March 31, 2019. In December 2017, Blue Sky Alternative Investments forged an agreement with PSP Investments to assist in committing capital in a number of agricultural investments.

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Yield-Hungry Korean Insurance Capital Backs TSX Broadway

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Mirae Asset Daewoo Co., Ltd., the Seoul-based investment banking firm, has provided a US$ 375 million loan for a redevelopment in New York’s Times Square. It joins L & L Holding Company, Maefield Development, and Fortress Investment Group who are bringing the development known as TSX Broadway to life. The building is at 1568 Broadway in Manhattan. TSX Broadway, a US$ 2.5 billion project when all equity financing is added in, will allow for renovations and expansion of the 46-storey building. An LED screen, which is not an uncommon sight in the Big Apple, will wrap around the corner of the tower. [ Content protected for Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute Standard subscribers only. Please subscribe to view content. ]

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OFFICIALS: Saudi Crown Prince Denies Interest in Acquiring Manchester United

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The Saudi Arabian government dispelled rumors that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will acquire football club Manchester United. However, Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) had talks regarding sponsorship with the football club. Manchester United signed a partnership deal with Saudi Arabia’s General Sports Authority in 2017.

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