Beijing, China (October 31, 2019) – Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) appoints Yin Ke to the newly created role of Senior Advisor, China, supporting deal origination and investment opportunities across asset classes.
Based out of Hong Kong, Ke will focus on identifying and evaluating potential investment opportunities and partners that fit CPPIB’s overall strategy in China.
In his role, Ke will work with our investment teams based in Hong Kong, London and Toronto to support deal origination and contribute to the assessment of investment opportunities in China across all sectors and asset classes.
Ke begins in his role effective immediately, and will coordinate his efforts closely with Suyi Kim, Senior Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific.
“Having a senior, experienced resource like Ke who has deep expertise and networks in China is a major milestone,” said Suyi Kim. “His appointment to our team will help focus our efforts and identify new opportunities across asset classes in China, which is key to our plans to invest more in emerging markets.”
Ke has more than 30 years’ experience in capital markets, corporate finance and investment banking in both the People’s Republic of China and beyond. He was most recently Vice-Chairman at CITIC Pacific, and prior to that he was Vice-Chairman, Executive Director and a member of the Executive Committee of CITIC Securities. He has held various other roles within the CITIC Group, including Chairman and CEO of CITIC Securities International, non-executive director of CLSA Limited, non-executive director of CITIC Pacific, non-executive director of DCH Holdings Limited, and non-executive director of CITIC Capital.
“I’m looking forward to working with the CPPIB team to identify and deliver opportunities to invest in leading companies and projects in China, a market in which CPPIB is already a significant investor,” said Yin Ke.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is a professional investment management organization that invests the funds not needed by the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to pay current benefits in the best interests of 20 million contributors and beneficiaries. In order to build diversified portfolios of assets, CPPIB invests in public equities, private equities, real estate, infrastructure and fixed income instruments. Headquartered in Toronto, with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney, CPPIB is governed and managed independently of the Canada Pension Plan and at arm’s length from governments. At June 30, 2019, the CPP Fund totalled C$400.6 billion. For more information about CPPIB, please visit www.cppib.com or follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.
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