OTPP poaches Khazanah’s investment head to lead Asia strategy

Datuk Ben Chan will relocate from Beijing to Hong Kong for the role of a regional managing director at the Canadian pension.

Future Fund expands timberland head’s role in overhaul

Wendy Norris will now oversee private equity and property alongside infra and forestry amid a restructuring at Australia’s sovereign wealth fund.

OTPP’s natural resources chief departs

During Andrew Claerhout's tenure, the pension has come to define ag and timber as 'a core building block' of its natural resources strategy.

UK’s wealthiest land-owning family bets on North American ag

A subsidiary of Grosvenor Estate has put an ex-Cargill and Syngenta exec in charge of running its new office in Minneapolis.

PSP natural resources chief becomes CEO after boosting ag imprint

Under Neil Cunningham's tenure, timber and agri have grown to represent nearly 90% of the Canadian pension's $3bn natural resources portfolio.

Macquarie exec goes to Campbell Lutyens

Guillermo Marroquin, whose responsibilities involved marketing ag funds at the Australian firm, will lead real assets efforts in North America at the placement agent.

Macquarie hires former CPPIB ag chief

Angus Selby will be tasked with sourcing investments in the Northern Hemisphere alongside Charles Newton, ex-principal of the Canadian pension, who is also joining the firm.

Former Paine Schwartz director goes to Terra Firma

David Browne joins among a number of high-profile hires as the firm prepares to raise its first buyout fund in a decade.

OTPP hires Chinese ag boss to head Australian offshoot

The Canadian pension has appointed David Goodfellow, former head of the Macquarie Pastoral Fund – hinting that livestock could become part of its mandate Down Under.

Homestead adds former Westchester exec

Patrick Trainor, formerly vice-president and head of acquisitions for the TIAA-linked ag asset manager, joins the San Francisco-headquartered firm.

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