InfraRed NF expands activities with senior appointments

InfraRed NF, the leading Greater China real estate investment manager, is pleased to announce the expansion of its presence through the senior appointments of Ivan Fang and Nicholas Jiang who will both be joining as Investment Directors, based in Shanghai.

Since opening in Hong Kong in 2007, InfraRed NF has invested $1.5 billion across 20 transactions demonstrating a proven track record of delivering superior returns through a combination of mezzanine financing and value-add investing.

Ivan Fang will be responsible for InfraRed NF’s asset management activities for value-add investments in Shanghai. He has nearly 20 years’ experience working in real estate development and construction and joins from Phoenix Properties, where he was a Project Director in asset management.

Nicholas Jiang joins to strengthen the group’s mezzanine origination and local execution capabilities in Shanghai. He brings extensive experience in real estate, comprising project management, acquisition and mezzanine financing and joins from PingAn Trust, where he was an Executive Director in mezzanine financing.

To further strengthen the team, InfraRed NF is pleased to announce the promotion of Kasey Wong to Vice President. Kasey has been with InfraRed NF for five years and his new role will see him continue to project manage fund raising and assist with the strengthening of value-add origination and execution. InfraRed NF also welcomes Xiaonan Chen who joins as Vice President from InfraRed Capital Partners’ London headquarters where she was an Investment Executive in the Infrastructure team.

Stuart Jackson, CEO of InfraRed NF, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Nicholas and Ivan who will support the expansion of our activities in China. Their experience and local expertise will complement our already strong team and help us take advantage of the significant growth opportunities in the market as we continue to generate value for our investors and partners.” 

Commenting on their appointments, Nicholas and Ivan added:

“We are very pleased to have the opportunity to join InfraRed NF as they continue their expansion in Greater China. InfraRed NF has a proven track record in delivering superior returns and are a leader in the Chinese real estate market. We look forward to working with the team to build on their success.”



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About InfraRed NF

InfraRed NF is a Hong Kong-based joint venture between InfraRed Capital Partners and Vervain. Established in 2007, InfraRed NF is a leading investor in the Greater China real estate market with a proven track record of delivering superior returns through a combination of mezzanine financing and value-add investing.

InfraRed Capital Partners is a leading global investment manager focused on infrastructure and real estate. It operates worldwide from offices in London, Hong Kong, New York, Seoul and Sydney and has launched 17 funds including two listed on the London Stock Exchange. With over 130 professionals, it manages in excess of US$10bn of equity in multiple private and listed funds, primarily for institutional investors across the globe.

Vervain (which includes entities operating under the former name of “Nan Fung China”) is a Hong Kong-based private group of companies established in 2004. Vervain has a diversified real estate business, including property investment, property development, project management, real estate private equity investment as well as other financial and mezzanine financing investment. Vervain’s property portfolio comprises high quality residential, commercial, industrial, serviced apartments and hotel properties in Hong Kong, London, New York, Seoul, Tokyo and Vietnam.

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