|TPG Appoints Joel Thickins Country Head of Australia|
FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2016 -- TPG, a leading global alternative asset firm, announced today that it has appointed Joel Thickins as Country Head of Australia. Thickins most recently served as a Director at CHAMP, a leading private equity firm in Australia. He will be taking over the role of Country Head from Ben Gray, who will stay with TPG until the end of the year.
TPG is a leading global private investment firm founded in 1992 with over $70 billion of assets under management and offices in San Francisco, Fort Worth, Austin, Dallas, Houston, New York, Beijing, Hong Kong, Istanbul, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, São Paulo, Singapore and Tokyo. TPG’s investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes including private equity, growth venture, real estate, credit and public equity. TPG aims to build dynamic products and options for its investors while also instituting discipline and operational excellence across the investment strategy and performance of their portfolio. Since the start of 2014, TPG has raised more than $18.6 billion for its investment funds and has launched six new products including Pace Holdings, TPG Real Estate Finance Trust (TRT) and TSL Europe. For more information visit www.tpg.com.