Tikehau Capital hires former diplomat Westmacott as it explores new deals in Asia

Eugenia Jiménez
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Tikehau Capital hires former diplomat Westmacott as it explores new deals in Asia

Tikehau Capital has appointed Peter Westmacott, ex-British ambassador to the US, France and Turkey as president of its international advisory board in a bid to expand its business in Asia.  

The French alternative asset manager has also hired four members to the board: Nobuyuki Idei former chairman and CEO of Sony Corporation, François Pauly, chairman of Compagnie Financière la Luxembourgeoise, former Japanese ambassador Kenichiro Sasae and Fernando Zobel de Ayala, president of the Ayala Corporation.

The international advisory board meets several times per year to exchange on global economic geopolitical prospects and analyses their potential impacts on the markets where Tikehau Capital operates.

Sir Peter Westmacott, president of the international advisory board, said: "I am delighted to chair Tikehau Capital's new international advisory board. It is a dynamic alternative asset management and investment firm run by a hugely talented team. It has an increasingly powerful international presence, and an advisory board that is both genuinely diverse and naturally collegiate. I am convinced we can do great things together."

Tikehau Capital is an alternative asset management and investment group with €15.9bn of assets under management (as at 30 of September 2018) and shareholders' equity of €2.3bn as at 30 of June 2018.