LendInvest makes senior hires from Mischon de Reya and CBRE
LendInvest, the asset manager for property finance, has announced two senior hires to its Funds team, with Omega Poole joining as its new Head of Capital Raising and Robert Pritchard joining as its new Head of Fund Management.
The hires come as LendInvest expands its senior team in Funds and Technology, following the company’s IPO in July 2021 and as it seeks to scale the business and disrupt the property finance market.
Omega joins LendInvest from leading law firm Mishcon de Reya where she worked within the Debt Advisory team.
During her time at the firm, Omega supported clients in sourcing competitive financing terms for their investment and development projects in the UK.
With over 18 years’ experience as a financier, real estate corporate finance advisor and lawyer, Omega has extensive experience in the real estate finance market and over the last 9 years Omega has focused predominantly on sourcing capital.
She was previously a partner at Brown Rudnick LLP and a Director at CBRE.
At LendInvest Omega will be focused on leading capital raising efforts for the existing fund and new fund series going forward.
Robert joins LendInvest from Urban Exposure PLC, where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer. Robert oversaw the company’s restructuring and successful return of shareholder capital.
Previously a Director at CBRE and Vice President of Origination at Barclays, Robert has a broad range of Real Estate experience.
Within his new role at LendInvest, he will be responsible for driving the growth and performance of LendInvest’s fund management business.
Omega Poole, Head of Capital Raising at LendInvest, commented:
“Having watched the LendInvest business carve a new niche and become a leading property finance asset manager supporting SME developers in the UK over the last decade or so, I’m absolutely delighted to have joined the funds team to help continue the development of our successful funds business.”
Robert Pritchard, Head of Fund Management at LendInvest, added:
“I am very pleased to have joined LendInvest during such an exciting time for the company.
The strength of brand and entrepreneurial spirit at LendInvest positions us well to further expand our fund management business and become one of the leading specialist managers in the UK.”