Meet Christina Gaw, Managing Principal and Head of Capital Markets at Gaw Capital Partners
Meet Christina, Managing Principal and Head of Capital Markets at Gaw Capital Partners, one of the world’s largest private equity real estate companies with US$24.8 billion under management.
Christina Gaw is a Managing Principal of Gaw Capital Partners and in charge of global capital markets activities. She works closely with limited partners relating to capital raising and new product developments. Since 2005, Gaw Capital is a real estate private equity firm and has raised six commingled funds in Asia and three US funds, alongside other global separate account mandates within the real estate space. The firm also manages value-add/opportunistic fund in Vietnam, a Pan-Asia hospitality fund and a European hospitality fund. The firm has close to USD$ 24.8 billion in AUM as of Q4 2019. She also serves as Executive Director of Pioneer Global Group. Prior to joining Gaw Capital, Christina has over 16 years of investment banking experience at Goldman Sachs and UBS as a Managing Director, with responsibilities as Head of Asia Equities Distribution and as Head of APAC Capital Introduction team within Prime Brokerage. She has deep experience in covering some of the largest institutional investors globally.
Christina is also active in community and educational sector capacity work in Hong Kong. She is a board member of InspiringHK Sports Foundation, finance committee member of Hong Kong International School, corporate member of the Cheltenham Ladies College UK, executive committee member of the St. Paul’s Co-Ed College alumni association (HK), school supervisor for TWGHs S. C. Gaw Memorial College in Hong Kong, a member of board of advisors for Teach for Hong Kong (TFHK) and a council member of Lingnan University. Ms. Gaw is also passionate about women and girls’ advancement issues. Christina received her B.S in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco.
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