KGAL Investment Management GmbH & Co. KG has announced the appointment of Frank Segger as portfolio manager for its new core+ aviation fund. He will be based at KGAL's head office in Grünwald, Germany.
With circa 25 years of banking experience, Seggerspecialises in the international field of asset-backed, structured and infrastructure finance.
Most recently, he was employed by FMS-Wertmanagement as a senior portfolio manager where he served for over 7 years. As head of its Infrastructure and Asset Finance Team, he was responsible for the portfolio management of the inherited €18bn worth of real assets.
Within the aviation industry, Seggerhas over 14 years of financing and portfolio management expertise working with aviation lenders such as BayernLB, HypoVereinsbank and HSH Nordbank. As an aviation banker, his responsibilities included corporate analysis, customer relationship, aircraft finance, ECA-Financing, aircraft lease financing and restructuring / work-out. Frank has an Economics Degree from the University of California Irvine (UCI), USA.
KGAL's new aviation product will provide institutional investors with the ability to invest into a core+ style diversified aircraft fund based on the successfully proven investment strategy of Germany's largest aircraft lessor GOAL. GOAL is a joint venture between KGAL and Deutsche Lufthansa.