Savills Investment Management (“Savills IM”), the international property investment manager, has strengthened its Hong Kong-based investment team with the appointment of Craig Pearce as Head of Asset Management, Asia.

Reporting to Choy-Soon Chua, Managing Director, Craig will be responsible for expanding Savills IM’s Asian platform. His principal role will be that of asset management in Hong Kong and China, with an oversight role across pan-Asia (together with Yew-Hock Tan in Singapore). 


Prior to joining Savills IM, Craig spent seven years at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investment in Hong Kong where he was an Executive Director and oversaw the asset management of an extensive portfolio of institutional-grade real estate investments, covering all major asset classes and deal formats, in Greater China and SE Asia. Prior to that he was an Asset Manager with Goldman Sachs’ Realty based in Tokyo and managed assets in Japan, China and Singapore.  Craig started his career  in the Overseas Property Division of Mori Building, based in Shanghai and Tokyo. 


Kiran Patel, Chief Investment Officer at Savills IM, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Craig to the firm.  He has substantial experience in many of our core sectors across Asia and will add strength and depth to the team.  Craig joins at an exciting time in our development as our recent completion of SEB Asset Management significantly strengthens our presence in Asia and positions us as one of the leading investment managers in the region.  We look forward to working with Craig to identify new investment opportunities for our growing client base.”



Craig Pearce added:

“I am excited to be joining Savills IM and working with the firm’s team of talented investment professionals.  With a high quality investment platform and well respected brand, the firm is ideally placed for growth and I look forward  to assisting with the expansion of its investment footprint across Asia.”


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  • 21 September 2015