Henderson Property strengthens French team (FR)

Henderson Global Investors' property business, which manages around £12 billion of property assets, has hired Jasper Gilbey (MRICS) as a fund manager for its ca. €117 million AUB French Logistics Fund.

Jasper Gilbey

Jasper Gilbey.

Gilbey will be based in Henderson's Paris office. He will be in charge of the strategy and the fund management of the AUB French Logistics Fund which was launched in 2005 to target logistics and industrial property throughout France.

Alongside specific Fund responsibilities, Gilbey will use his expertise to contribute towards the deployment of capital and asset management for a number of other Henderson Funds, throughout France. He will also assist in the overall development of the Henderson's property business in France.

Gilbey joins from Invista REIM France. He started his career in London in 2004 at Insight Investment, where he participated in the fund management of a £1.8 billion fund, investing principally in retail and warehousing. Later in 2004, he joined Invista REIM where for his first three years, he specialized in the French property market and assisted in the launch of their first pan-European listed fund. In 2007 he transferred to the Paris office of Invista REIM and was promoted to Director in September 2010.

Jasper Gilbey, Fund Manager, commented: "I am delighted to be joining such a dynamic and established team in the French market. I look forward to implementing the AUB French Logistics Fund strategy and assisting in the expansion of Henderson's real estate business in France."

Chris Linney, Head of Property Investment France, added: "We are delighted to welcome Jasper to the team. His experience and expertise in the French market will be key to developing our fund strategies and helping to grow the French business."

Source: Henderson

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