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Schroder Property enhances capital raising with new senior role

Schroder Property is today announcing the appointment of Chris Ludlam, who joins to take up the newly created role of Head of Real Estate Capital.


Schroder Property is today announcing the appointment of Chris Ludlam, who joins to take up the newly created role of Head of Real Estate Capital. Chris has also been appointed to Schroders European Property Executive Committee.

Chris, who joins this week, will report directly to Duncan Owen, Head of Schroder Property. His primary focus will be on capital raising, new business, developing new strategic partnerships and joint ventures on behalf of Schroder Property. In addition he will manage the teams responsible for client management and reporting, investor services and fund development.

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in investment management and investment banking and has most recently been involved in similar roles at AEW Europe and before that at GreenOak Real Estate. Chris started his career in investment banking at Baring Brothers (now ING) and has also worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, DTZ and Natixis. He worked alongside Duncan Owen for a number of years at Invista Real Estate where he was head of new business.

Duncan Owen, Head of Schroder Property, comments:

“2014 has been a year of significant expansion for Schroder Property and Chris’ appointment to the newly created role of Head of Real Estate Capital is further evidence of this. I am delighted to be working with Chris again and look forward to further developing our client experience and building on new and further establishing strategic relationships with our partners across the globe.”

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