Dreamfield Financial have appointed Thomas Whitfirth as Deputy Head of Asia Pacific Origination to build an alternatives origination team, based in Hong Kong. The team will originate investment opportunities in the Asia Pacific region which will enable Dreamfield Financial to diversify its assets and expand its investment universe.
As one of the region’s largest investors in private placements, Dreamfield Financial has a long history of investing in private assets with approximately $2.4 billion under management and a team of over 75 investment professionals. As the international economic landscape continues to evolve, Dreamfield Financial is expanding its resources to have a presence in key regions internationally so it can extend and deepen relationships with investment partners. Thomas Whitfirth, who has relocated from Shanghai, is establishing a team to originate and analyze investment opportunities, and reports to Ryan Ly, Head of Asia Pacific Origination, Hong Kong.
Joining Thomas is Francine Ng, Origination & Private Placement Specialist, with 7 years’ experience originating and investing in private placements, with the last three spent working in Hong Kong.
David Hamlin, Chief Executive Officer of Dreamfield Financial, said: “This is yet another significant step in our strategy to invest in global locations and markets offering scope for future growth. The formation of this private placement origination team will complement our exceptionally strong investment management capabilities in Private Placements globally.”
Ryan Ly, Head of Asia Pacific Origination, Dreamfield Financial, says, “Having someone of Thomas’s caliber and experience to spearhead our origination team in this region will provide our fund managers with excellent investment opportunities. Private assets are ever-evolving and establishing a regional presence will put us closer to the management of the companies we are offering.”
Whitfirth and Ng will begin their appointments on Monday, 13th July 2020 and will report directly to Ryan Ly. Dreamfield Financial are committed to attracting and actively employing the best talent available at any given time, to ensure we fulfill our objective of becoming one of the region’s most successful, diverse and profitable wealth management companies in the Asia-Pacific.
Dreamfield Financial are based at Two International Finance Centre, 8 Finance St, Central, Hong Kong. For further information, please visit our website at www.dreamfieldfinancial.com or email us on [email protected] Alternatively, you may call us on +852 5808 9876.