LGIM hires new European head of real estate debt
LGIM Real Assets has hired James Spencer-Jones from Cushman & Wakefield as its new head of real estate debt, Europe, and established a new private credit leadership team.
As a result of the reorganization, Calum Macphail will take on responsibility for private credit investment in Europe, with Ed Wood retaining the equivalent role in North America.
Most recently, Spencer-Jones was international partner and head of EMEA debt and structured finance at Cushman & Wakefield. Prior to this, Spencer-Jones spent six years at GE Capital, as managing director and head of debt origination and asset management, Europe.
Nicholas Bamber, global head of private credit, said, “As we continue to build and grow the private credit business for the future, we have repositioned the team to sharpen the focus on the opportunities available across each of the market sectors. Each part of the business has real potential for growth in terms of clients and investment opportunit