Angelo Gordon adds capital raising expertise with UK hire

The New York-based alternatives investment firm has hired former Willis Towers Watson executive, Damien Loveday, as managing director.

Angelo, Gordon & Co has added an investor relations professional to its London team as it looks to build out capital raising programs in Europe and Asia.

The New York-based alternatives investment firm has hired Damien Loveday (pic) as managing director, investor relations. Based in London, he will report to Gareth Henry, managing director and global head of investor relations.

“We are confident he will be a valuable addition to the team as we continue to build out our investor relations programs in Europe and Asia,” said Henry.

Before joining Angelo Gordon, Loveday worked at Willis Towers Watson for nearly a decade, where he was most recently global head of diversifying strategies.

The firm is currently marketing two real estate funds: the 2014-vintage AG Realty Fund IX, which the firm has raised $1.14 billion towards the targeted $1.5 billion as of June 2016, according to PERE research, and its Commercial Real Estate Debt Opportunities Fund (CREDO) which has a target size of $750 million. The firm has raised $125 million for the debt strategy, according to a SEC filing.