Knight Frank appoints new global head of capital markets

By Valerie Kor / EdgeProp Singapore | March 30, 2021 10:28 AM SGT
Neil Brookes - EDGEPROP SINGAPORE
Caption: Brookes has led over $8.5 billion in cross-border transactions and major asset sales (Photo: Knight Frank)
SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) - Knight Frank has promoted Neil Brookes, previously Asia Pacific head of capital markets, to global head of capital markets with effect from April 1.
Brookes has led over $8.5 billion in cross-border transactions and major asset sales. He now executes investment strategies for the firm’s major clients across Asia Pacific. In his new role, he will harness specialist acquisition, disposal and capital advisory expertise.
Brookes says, “Structural changes in the investment market have accelerated through the pandemic and our clients are becoming ever more global. As a private partnership, we take a long-term view on providing the best possible client service and I look forward to leveraging our specialist sector expertise and unique access to global wealth to help our clients achieve their goals.”
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Brookes will retain his Asia Pacific portfolio as well as his leadership of the Asia transactions team.