Prudential Real Estate Investors has named Eryck Su a managing director and chief investment officer for Pramerica Real Estate Investors (Asia) Pte. Ltd, its Asia-Pacific business. In this role he will be responsible for overseeing the regional acquisitions and dispositions process and playing a key role in regional portfolio strategy and management. PREI® is the real estate investment management and advisory business of Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE: PRU). Su, who most recently was managing director and head of Greater China for Grosvenor Fund Management, will also lead the company’s strategy in China and serve as a member of the its Asia Pacific Investment Committee. “I’m delighted that Eryck has joined our Asia-Pacific business,” said Morgan Laughlin, senior managing director and head of PREI-Asia. “He brings a range of debt and equity investing experience that will expand our team’s ability to build strong partnerships in the region and find the best possible investment opportunities for our clients around the world.” While at Grosvenor, Su worked on and completed a joint venture with a leading funds management company. He also managed and restructured its China retail fund. Earlier, he was Asia Pacific head of acquisitions (ex-Japan and Korea) for Deutsche Bank’s real estate investment management division. He has invested in debt and equity across all asset classes, including office, retail, hospitality and industrial, working in markets including China, Thailand, Taiwan, Korea, Australia and the U.S. He joined Deutsche Bank through its merger with Bankers Trust, where he worked on M&A and corporate restructuring mandates for that bank’s global investment banking division. Earlier, Su worked in fixed income sales and trading. Su has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Sydney and earned a graduate diploma in banking from Monash University in Melbourne. He will be based in PREI’s Hong Kong office.
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