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Barings Adds to Real Estate Leadership Team in Asia-Pacific Region

Jun 25, 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 25, 2018) – Barings Alternative Investments, part of Barings LLC, one of the world’s leading financial services firms,  announced today that Pius Ho has joined the Barings Alternative Investments team as Managing Director across Real Estate and Private Equity/Real Assets.

Leveraging his extensive experience developing and managing investment products in Greater China as well as key markets throughout the greater Asia-Pacific region, Ho will be responsible for developing the Barings real estate, private equity and real assets strategy in Asia. He will be based in the firm’s Hong Kong office.

“Asia-Pacific is an important growth market for Barings, and Pius’s addition to the Alternative Investments team deepens our Real Estate and Private Equity/Real Asset capabilities and reinforces our firm-level commitment to the region,” said Anthony Sciacca, Head of Barings Alternative Investments. “Going forward we see an opportunity to scale our alternatives business, and we are thrilled that Pius has joined us at this time to help secure Barings’ position as we grow in the Asia-Pacific market.”

Prior to joining Barings, Ho was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Moonbridge Capital. He has also held senior leadership positions in the Middle East and Asia with Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Citi Property Investors and LaSalle Investment Management.

Barings Alternative Investments (BAI) is a 450+ associate team located across 11 countries that manages $52.3 billion* in client capital. BAI seeks differentiated sources of returns by incorporating decades of investment experience in alternative assets offering investors access to a diverse range of opportunities across private equity, real assets, asset-based investments and the four quadrants of real estate. We serve as a trusted partner to clients, leveraging our global presence and robust origination capabilities to identify the most attractive risk-adjusted return opportunities.

About Barings

Barings is a $305+ billion* global financial services firm dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of our clients. We build lasting partnerships that leverage our distinctive expertise across traditional and alternative asset classes to deliver innovative solutions and exceptional service. Part of MassMutual, Barings maintains a strong global presence with over 1,800 professionals and offices in 16 countries. Learn more at www.barings.com.

*As of March 31, 2018


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