Greg Lapham | Chief Investment Officer
BlackRock | Hong Kong

Greg Lapham, Chief Investment Officer, BlackRock

Greg Lapham, Managing Director, is Chief Investment Officer of BlackRock's Asia Real Estate business and is responsible for portfolio management and capital transactions (including deal origination, transaction services, debt and treasury) for BlackRock's Asia Property Funds and BlackRock Asien lmmo Spezialfonds. He is also a member of the Asia Pacific Investment Committee.
Mr Lapham's service with the firm dates back to 2009, including his years with MGPA, which was acquired by BlackRock in 2013. Prior to joining MGPA, Mr Lapham worked for National Australia Bank as the Head of Leveraged and Acquisition Finance, responsible for private equity sponsored deals in Australia, New Zealand and Asia and was focused on originating, arranging and syndicating leveraged and acquisition financings for both private equity and corporate clients. He has over 20 years' experience in financial reporting, corporate finance, consulting and transaction advisory.
Mr Lapham earned a BSc from the University of Queensland.


REIW Asia 2017 day 1 @ 09:10

The Asian CRE market: Are we in another bubble or a land of opportunity?

  • How are the different CRE asset classes faring and what is their outlook?
  • What opportunities has Brexit created (or will it create) for Asian real estate players, given the diminished value of the pound?
  • Will the prospect of interest rate rises deter investors?
  • Can we expect to see additional opportunities in distressed real estate?
  • If the weight of capital in the core space continues to drive capital values up, then can we absorb the downwards trend in cap rates?
last published: 30/Sep/19 03:05 GMT

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