Managing Partner & CEO, Asset Management, Singapore
Arjun has over 30 years of global multi-industry experience spanning Hospitality and Leisure, Private Equity Real Estate, Insurance, Mortgage, Banking and Business process off-shoring. His core expertise lies in the Real Estate realm of Asset Management, Portfolio Management, Distress Real Estate and Value enhancement.
Previously he held senior positions at the Indian Hotels Company, GE Capital, Standard Chartered Bank and Pacific Star Group.
Before founding Avista Asset Management, he was President of Asset Management & Group COO of Pacific Star, a leading Private Equity Real estate investment management firm with a pan Asia focus. In his previous role, Arjun has managed over $4 billion of real estate assets across Asia in multi-strategy funds & mandates on behalf of institutional investors.
At Pacific Star, he was involved in several landmark Real Estate transactions & turn around strategies such as Capital Square – Singapore, Triple One Somerset – Singapore, The Platinum – Shanghai, Cross Tower – Shanghai, KL Pavilion – Kuala Lumpur, Noon Square – Seoul, GH House – Tokyo, Sathorn Gardens – Bangkok, 8 Thonglor – Bangkok, Sunrise City – Ho Chi Minh, etc. to name a few.
At Avista Asset Management his current focus is on delivering asset management services within the real estate spectrum of asset classes for clients across SE Asia, India & China. Areas of interest include Portfolio & Asset Management, Development Management opportunities; Distress Real Estate assets & portfolios, Fund Management across – Commercial, Retail, Residential, Hospitality, and Retirement Homes & Communities.
Arjun is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt and in addition, trained as an expert in Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) processes. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Kurukshetra University.