Värde Partners Hires Shannon Gallagher as Head of EMEA Business Development and Investor RelationsJune 28, 2018
LONDON – Värde Partners, the global alternative investment firm, announced today the hire of Shannon Gallagher as Head of EMEA Business Development and Investor Relations.
Based in Värde’s London office, Shannon will lead the team responsible for developing and cultivating relationships with Värde’s investors across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
“We are pleased to welcome Shannon to Värde. Not only will she be a valuable resource to Värde’s investors, her experience and relationships in the region will provide meaningful insight as we continue to engage with and meet the needs of our investors,” said Jon Fox, Partner and Global Head of Business Development and Investor Relations.
Shannon has over 15 years of experience working with institutional investors to achieve their investment objectives. Prior to joining Värde, Shannon led the EMEA client development team at Magnetar Capital and, prior to that, she was a Principal at Park Hill Group in London providing alternative asset advisory and fundraising services to global alternative asset managers. She began her investment career at FORT Investment Management.
Shannon received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Virginia and is a CFA Charterholder.
“Värde has a rich 25-year history of providing value to investors and it is a privilege to join the firm at such an exciting time,” said Shannon. “I am thrilled to join a highly talented team and I look forward to further strengthening and expanding Värde’s trusted investor partnerships in the EMEA region.”
About Värde Partners
Värde Partners is a $13 billion global alternative investment firm that employs a value-based approach to investing across a broad array of geographies, segments and asset types, including real estate, mortgages, corporate credit, specialty finance, real assets and infrastructure. The firm sponsors and manages a family of private investment funds with a global investor base that includes foundations and endowments, pension plans, insurance companies, other institutional investors and private clients. Founded in 1993, Värde employs more than 300 people globally with regional headquarters in Minneapolis, London and Singapore.