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MaxCap appoints Rob Hattersley as Group Head of Capital

Aug 31, 2022
Rob Hattersley

Sydney, 31 August 2022 – Leading Australian real estate investment manager, MaxCap Group today announced the appointment of seasoned commercial real estate expert Rob Hattersley as Group Head of Capital.

Rob will lead MaxCap’s Capital team and will be responsible for raising capital for MaxCap’s existing funds and mandates and working closely with MaxCap’s Investment team to raise capital for new products across both debt and equity investments.

Rob has been involved in the real estate and funds management industry in Australia for more than 30 years. He joins from AMP Capital where he was Chief Investment Officer for its Real Estate division. Prior to AMP, Rob was at Lendlease for over 21 years and for the last 6 years acted as the Group Chief Investment Officer. At Lendlease he was responsible for managing capital relationships, equity raising, and reducing product and investor risk to Lendlease Group and its joint venture partners. Rob had been a director of the Lendlease Real Estate Investment Trustee Board for over 10 years. Before Lendlease he worked for Mirvac for more than a decade as a Director of Investments.

Commenting on his appointment, MaxCap Executive Chairman Wayne Lasky said “I am delighted to welcome Rob to our talented executive team. He has an exemplary track record and shares our unequivocal focus on delivering lasting value for our investor clients. Rob will play a pivotal role in executing and enhancing our capital strategy, leading our high-performance capital raising team and delivering best-in-class service to local and global investors alike. There is no finer capital raising executive in Australia and we look forward to joining forces to deliver superior returns for our investment partners.”

On joining MaxCap, Mr Hattersley said “I am thrilled to be joining MaxCap, a leading Commercial Real Estate investment manager and Australia’s preeminent commercial non-bank lender. This is such an exciting time for the industry and the sector which is particularly well positioned at a challenging time in the real asset pricing cycle to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns to an increasingly engaged investor market. I look forward to working closely with the whole MaxCap team as we expand on the excellent track record delivered to date.”

Rob will report to Wayne Lasky and starts in his new role on 2 September 2022 based in Sydney.