Habboush joins Astarte Capital

Astarte Capital Partners LLP said July 29 that Omar Habboush has joined as an associate.

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Astarte Capital Partners announces its third new hire in a month with the appointment of Omar Habboush from Citigroup.

London, 29 July 2019: Astarte Capital Partners LLP, an alternatives co-investment platform, has appointed Omar Habboush, CFA, to its business development team as an Associate. Habboush joins recent hires Richard Templer, Finance Director, and Bruno Fumach, Investment Director, in the London office.

 

Prior to his appointment at Astarte Capital Partners, Habboush gained seven years of experience at Citigroup in London, where he was part of the Institutional Sales team and worked with UK, European and Middle Eastern pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and central banks. Prior to that Habboush focused on operations, risk, regulation and balance sheet management within Citigroup’s Fixed Income Sales team.

 

Habboush is currently reading Finance for a Master’s Degree at London Business School. He is a CFA Charter holder and a graduate of the University of Exeter, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance.

 

Founded in 2015, Astarte Capital Partners’ global team comprises more than 20 professionals in offices across London, Zurich, Sydney, Toronto and New York. The asset manager has attracted four new hires since April 2019 and the rapid expansion follows the recent establishment of a real estate investment platform.

 

Dr Stavros Siokos, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Astarte Capital Partners, said: “We are delighted to welcome Omar to his new role at Astarte. The ongoing growth of our team reflects the strength in our pipeline of opportunities and Omar’s experience will be valuable as our investor base expands globally. We continue to see excellent potential for deals in the real assets space with our co-invest platform opening more than $2bn worth of value-add opportunities to our partners.”

 

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About Astarte Capital Partners:

 

Astarte Capital Partners is a global co-investment platform based across Europe, North America and Australia. Astarte provides institutional capital access to non-traditional real asset strategies that offer long term opportunities and partners with experienced real asset operators in order to establish specialist asset managers in different sub-sectors. Astarte invests as a long-term partner alongside seasoned operating teams in order to deliver attractive risk-adjusted returns while generating stable and growing cash flows for its investors. We combine our experience of building multi-billion niche asset management businesses with the know-how of established real asset operators with a strong track record in the specific sector. In 2018 and 2019, Astarte was named ‘Game Changer of the Year’ by Finance Monthly and in 2017 it was named ‘Most Innovative Manager of 2017’ at the Institutional Asset Management Awards.

 

For further information, please visit our website at www.astartecp.com