Real estate private equity firm Jaguar Growth Partners has added three new professionals to its growing team.
Daniel Ho joins as principal, investments, Winston Wilkinson joins as senior vice president responsible for the firm’s institutional financial advisory activities, and Rowena Chin joins as controller responsible for the firm’s accounting and financial reporting.
“In our first year, we have made significant progress in serving our clients’ need for insights on this expanding market and identifying investment opportunities, developed with and through longstanding operating partners,” says Thomas McDonald, managing partner at Jaguar Growth Partners.
Ho joins Jaguar from Fortress Investment Group in New York, where he was a vice president with the firm’s real estate and credit funds and responsible for sourcing, underwriting and executing opportunistic and special situation real estate investments. Prior to Fortress, Ho held various institutional real estate investment roles in the US and Asia including as a portfolio manager with Voras Capital, a multi-strategy hedge fund, of which he was a founding member. Prior to that, he was an executive director with Morgan Stanley, where he co-established a principal real estate debt group based in Hong Kong.
Wilkinson was previously an investor with ARG Capital in Buenos Aires, where he led business development and fundraising activities in Brazil for Che Lagarto, an ARG portfolio company and a Latin American hospitality company. Prior to ARG, Wilkinson led the development and acquisitions activities of Saphyr Administradora, a Brazilian retail property development company affiliated with Hemisferio Sul Investimentos, a Brazilian real estate private equity fund. In addition to his work in Latin America, Wilkinson has more than 10 years of investment banking experience at Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and Societe Generale all based in New York.
Prior to joining Jaguar, Chin served as accounting manager at Irving Place Capital, based in New York, where she was responsible for financial accounting and reporting for the USD2.7 billion Irving Place Capital Partners III as well as the general partner. Prior to that, Chin served as a fund accountant for The Blackstone Group’s USD20 billion Blackstone Capital Partners V and was responsible for coordinating deal fundings, capital calls, distributions, management fee billings, and loan and expense payments.