MONTREAL, March 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Global Listed Real Estate
boutique fund manager Presima Inc. today announced the appointment of
Mr Peter Zabierek as Chief Executive Officer following a world-wide
Zabierek has over 23 years' professional experience, including the last
15 years working exclusively in the global REIT space. Peter will join
Presima in early April.
Prior to joining Presima, Peter was Managing Director and Co-Head of
Global Real Estate Securities at Urdang Capital Management,
headquartered in Philadelphia. During his ten year tenure there, the
business grew from $250m to $7.0b. He has also held senior roles at
Morgan Stanley and Salomon Smith Barney.
Taking over from acting CEO Nick Basile, Mr Zabierek will be responsible
for leading and growing the business.
Nick Basile said: "We're extremely pleased to have attracted a candidate
of Mr Zabierek's calibre. He brings a wealth of experience to the role
which makes him ideal for carrying on the business' excellent momentum
and leading it forward."
Mr Zabierek said of his appointment, "Presima has a long track record of
outstanding investment performance. I'm really excited to be joining a
team with such high regard in the marketplace.
With a structure and culture that promotes communication, collaboration
and risk management, Presima embodies all the qualities investors are
looking for in a global REIT manager. It clearly has serious ambitions
to both grow and strengthen over the coming years."
Presima is one of the nabInvest partner boutique investment firms.
National Australia Bank's direct asset management businesses, and
through its in-house management teams and external partners, manages
approximately AU$96 billion as at 31 December 2012.
Notes to editors
Presima is a Montreal-based investment boutique that specializes in the
management of global real estate securities on behalf of institutional
and other investors. Presima is part of National Australia Bank's (NAB)
direct asset management business, nabInvest, which partners with the
best of breed investment managers, providing the strength of the NAB
Group's resources. Presima has been managing real estate securities
portfolios for over 10 years.
nabInvest partners with quality investment management firms, enhancing
their capabilities with the support of the NAB Group's resources. This
can include back office support and assistance with product and
distribution services along with custody and corporate governance
functions. nabInvest's business partners are Altrinsic Global Advisors,
AREA Property Partners, Cambridge Industrial Trust Management, Fairview
Equity Partners, Pengana Capital, Northward Capital, Presima Inc. and
SOURCE: Presima Inc.
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