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Hong Kong Multi-Family Office Names Property Head

Editorial Staff, 25 January 2022


Part of his remit involves examining opportunities in the hospitality and real estate markets which have been changed by the pandemic.

Rockpool Capital, the Hong Kong-based wealth management firm and multi-family office, has appointed former JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group senior vice president, Corey Hamabata, to lead its real estate investment practice.

Hambata’s has been admitted to build a specialised hospitality property investment platform in Asia-Pacific, the group said in a statement yesterday. 

Based in Hong Kong, Corey will be responsible for leading the identification, underwriting, execution and asset management of real estate investments with a focus on hospitality and the expected increase in opportunities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it said. His remit will include investing funds through Rockpool Capital’s family office in partnership with institutional investors to renovate and reconfigure under-used properties to meet domestic and international market demands.

Hambata worked for more than 10 years at JLL, most recently as SVP in Hong Kong, while previously being based in Singapore and Los Angeles. Prior to JLL, he was at a boutique hotel real estate investment and development company based in Chicago covering acquisitions and development..

Rockpool was founded in 2017.

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