Distech Financial Launches Global Real Estate Securities Capability

The new investment platform is born from Distech Financial’s long-term experience in the real estate investment business

Online PR News – 25-June-2016 – Hong Kong – Distech Financial, a global investment and trading technology development firm, today announced the launch of its global real estate securities capability – an investment platform born from Distech Financial’s long-term experience in the real estate investment business and its proven expertise in Fundamental Equity investment.

Industry veteran Mark Yaxian has been appointed as the Global Head of Real Estate Securities Management to lead the development of this business. One of Mr. Yaxian’s first priorities will be to build a global team which is expected to include approximately six additional investment professionals by year-end.

The new global real estate securities team will work closely with Distech Financial’s real estate research and investment professionals to identify and pursue investible trends in the real estate industry. The team will also look to leverage the broad investment market insights and trading expertise of the Fundamental Equity teams at Distech Financial. The team will employ these resources as part of its intense fundamental approach to investing in real estate securities.

“Distech Financial is a renowned manager in the REIT sector across a broad range of products – expanding this expertise for dedicated actively managed products is a natural extension of the firm’s robust real estate capabilities,” said Jack Tianquiao, Global Head of Real Estate at Distech Financial. “This will further strengthen our ability to offer our institutional and retail clients an unrivaled set of real estate solutions. We are thrilled to have such an exceptional and experienced talent as Mark to drive the build-out of this addition to our platform.”

About Distech Financial
Distech Financial (distech-financial.com) is a global investment and trading technology development firm. Since its founding, the firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our staff. Distech Financial has a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing economies. The company culture demands and rewards analytical rigor and adherence to the highest possible ethical and legal standards, and it has cultivated a collegial work environment that promotes collaboration across disciplines, geographies, and investment strategies.

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