IFM Investors Appoints Paul Burraston to Business Development Director for North America

NEW YORK--()--IFM Investors today announced the appointment of Paul Burraston as Business Development Director for North America. Mr. Burraston will be based in San Francisco and will report to Brian Clarke, Head of Global Relationship Group.

“We welcome the addition of a seasoned veteran like Paul to oversee our work in serving our valued investment partners”

Mr. Burraston brings more than 20 years of industry and financial services experience to the team. At IFM, he will be responsible for developing new business opportunities and managing significant relationships for all asset classes including infrastructure, debt investments, listed equities and private capital.

“We welcome the addition of a seasoned veteran like Paul to oversee our work in serving our valued investment partners,” said Brian Clarke, Head of Global Relationship Group, IFM Investors. “With our deep base of institutional investors in the North American market, we are uniquely positioned to serve their needs across varied asset classes. We are particularly pleased to now have a full time presence on the West Coast. We have some wonderful investor partners on the West Coast including some of the major institutional investors in California. This will enable us to provide them with even greater support and service going forward."

This appointment marks another addition to IFM Investor’s North American Business Development team. In September, the company named Joe Tremblay and Dan Kim as Business Development Directors with the team.

Mr. Burraston was most recently Director of Asset Management at Credit Suisse Group, where he managed West Coast institutional distribution for CSAM Alternatives. He had been with the firm since 2004, when he first joined as VP of Investment Banking, Prime Services. Prior to that, he worked as VP of Institutional Coverage for Metropolitan West Securities, LLC for five years. From 1995 to 1999, he held roles in client services management and global custody and securities lending for Citigroup.

Mr. Burraston holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Commerce and Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

Notes to editors:

IFM Investors is a global fund manager with USD 56 billion under management. Established over 20 years ago and owned by 29 Australian non-profit pension funds, IFM Investors’ interests are deeply aligned with those of its investors, the largest of which are U.S. pension funds including three of the six largest public sector pension funds. Investment teams in Australia, North America and Europe manage institutional strategies across infrastructure, debt investments, listed equities and private capital. IFM Investors is committed to the United Nations supported Principles for Responsible Investment and has been a signatory since 2008. IFM Investors has offices in seven locations: Melbourne, Sydney, New York, London, Berlin, Tokyo and Hong Kong. All data is at 31 October 2016. For more information visit www.ifminvestors.com.

Contacts

On behalf of IFM Investors
Molly Ahearn, 212-279-3115, ext. 127
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