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Apr 12,2018
Malcolm Jackson to join TPG as Managing Director

TPG expands financial institutions experience in Australia

FORT WORTH, Texas & SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2018 — TPG, a leading global alternative asset firm, announced today that it has appointed Malcolm Jackson as Managing Director. Jackson will be based in Melbourne and will report into Joel Thickins, Head of Australia and New Zealand.

"Joel and his team continue to take meaningful steps in growing and differentiating TPG's private equity business in Australia," said Tim Dattels, Managing Partner of TPG Capital Asia. "Australia has been an important market for the firm and a key part of our strategy in Asia. The addition of Malcolm reflects the momentum of our business and further enables our ability to grow the TPG brand across the region."

Jackson currently works as a Managing Director at Blackstone in Singapore, a position he's held since 2014.

"Malcolm's strong track record of investing in complicated cross border transactions makes him a significant asset to TPG and our efforts in the region," said Joel Thickins, Head of Australia and New Zealand. "Malcolm brings with him a unique skillset and has a deep understanding of investing in financial institutions, which is a core sector of focus for us. I look forward to working with him closely as we continue to capitalise on our position in Australia and New Zealand."

Prior to joining Blackstone, Jackson was a Managing Director in the RBS Special Opportunities Fund based in London, where he was heavily involved in the establishment of Shawbrook Bank and Arrow Global Group plc. Malcolm attended Otago University where he received degrees in Law and Commerce. He is a Chartered Accountant and was admitted as a Barrister.

About TPG

TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in 1992 with more than $79 billion of assets under management and offices in Austin, Beijing, Boston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Luxembourg, Melbourne, Moscow, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, and Singapore. TPG's investment platforms are across a wide range of asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, 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 its portfolio. For more information, visit