Legal & General Property (LGP) has appointed James O’Neill as head of international distribution, supporting its UK Property Income Fund (UK PIF II) and the development of other internationally accessible fund products.
O’Neill (pictured) joins the company from Grosvenor Fund Management, where he was director of capital markets, a role in which he was responsible for European and Canadian investor relations, new product development and capital raising.
Having joined Grosvenor in 2007, O’Neill was previously at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he held a variety of business development roles.
Reporting to Charlie Walker, director of business development and fund manager to UK PIF I and UK PIF II, O’Neill will be closely involved in the capital raising process of UK PIF II as part of his role.
Walker says: “Bringing with him considerable experience in investor relations, product development and equity raising, James joins LGP at an exciting time as we continue to develop new and innovative fund offers.”