AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets appoints Stuart Carr-Jones as Head of UK, Ireland & Emerging Europe Transactions

AXA Investment Managers - Real Assets (“AXA IM - Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces the appointment of Stuart Carr-Jones to the role of Head of UK, Ireland and Emerging Europe Transactions.

Stuart will be responsible for the origination and execution of investment opportunities, including due diligence and negotiation, in the UK, Ireland and Emerging Europe. He will also co-ordinate and manage relationships with key intermediaries and partners to maximise deal flow opportunities, as well as work collaboratively with fund and asset management teams to define investment strategy and provide insight on their execution.

Stuart joins following 14 years at JPMorgan Asset Management where in his most immediate role, he was a Senior Acquisition Officer in the European Real Estate Group focusing on the UK market. Prior to that role, Stuart was an analyst at JPMorgan Real Estate Investment Banking, where he focused on the creation of private equity real estate funds. Stuart has over 17 years’ experience working in the real estate sector and hold Master of Science degree in Real Estate Finance from Reading University and a bachelor’s degree completed with honours in Business Management studies from Nottingham University.

John O’Driscoll, Head of European Transactions at AXA IM - Real Assets, commented: “We are delighted that Stuart has joined us to lead our transactions efforts across these important markets, notably for the UK and Ireland which accounts for a material portion of our current European transaction activity.  Stuart’s appointment further deepens our local market expertise and strengthens our ability to source and secure attractive investment opportunities on behalf of our clients in these competitive markets. He is a very high calibre real estate professional with a great deal of experience in complex transactions in competitive market environments and we are pleased to be adding him to our team. We look forward to leveraging his deep knowledge and expertise on behalf of our clients.”

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1 Source: INREV/ANREV Fund Manager Survey – May 2019 – in terms of assets under management


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1 Source: AXA IM unaudited data
2 Source: AXA IM - Real Assets’ unaudited data
3 Source: INREV/ANREV Fund Manager Survey – May 2018 in terms of assets under management


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