KKR names head of Asia-Pacific real estate – Pensions & Investments

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John Pattar will lead KKR’s real estate team in Asia. Bloomberg John Pattar was named member and head of KKR & Co.’s real estate business in Asia-Pacific.The Hong Kong-based partner-level position as head of Asia-Pacific real estate is new, said a Singapore-based spokesman for the firm.A news release said Mr. Pattar will lead KKR’s real estate team in Asia in sourcing attractive real estate investment opportunities across the Asia-Pacific region, while assisting Asia-based clients “in partnering with KKR to access real estate opportunities globally.”Related CoverageBlackstone adds to Asian real estate team JLL names senior director of international capital for Asia-Pacific KKR closes Asian Fund III at $9.3 billionThe spokesman declined to specify when Mr. Pattar will officially start work at KKR.The release said Mr. Pattar will join from CLSA Capital Partners in Hong Kong, where he served as CEO of CLSA Real Estate.CLSA Capital Partners spokeswoman Simone Wheeler couldn’t be reached for comment. Google News – Editors Picks, People, Money management, Asia, Real estate,