IFM Investors has announced the appointment of Stuart Wardman-Browne to the Private Capital team, reporting to Steve Lipchin, Head of Private Capital.
As Executive Director, Mr Wardman-Browne will assist with the raising of funds, sourcing and evaluation of direct investmentopportunities, transaction execution, monitoring and managementof investments and building and maintaining strong client and third party relationships.
Prior to joining IFM, Stuart was co-head of Champ Ventures, a leading Australian private equity GP focussed on mid-market growth investments.
Mr Lipchin said the appointment was a mark of IFM Investors’ evolution and growth in delivering better value to investors in this asset class. Mr Lipchin said:
“As we build on our Private Capital offerings, Stuart will be integral to shaping our model and capabilities.”
“IFM Investors has had a long association with Stuart through our Limited Partner investor commitments to several Champ Ventures funds,” said Mr Lipchin.
“Stuart brings an exceptional investment record, an extensive network, and proven execution capabilities.”