IPSX appoints Joy Abiola as Director, Capital Markets
IPSX Group, the International Property Securities Exchange, operator of the world’s first regulated securities exchange dedicated to commercial real estate, has appointed Joy Abiola to the role of Director, Capital Markets, reporting into Roger Clarke, Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets.
Ms Abiola joins IPSX following the Exchange’s first admission, Mailbox REIT plc. Her role will focus primarily on developing outreach to multiple distribution channels including institutions, family offices and private wealth in the UK and Europe – key investment sectors and supporters of the transparency and asset reporting proposition that IPSX offers.
Joy Abiola has ten years of financial services experience and her career path in the world of Private Equity has been impressive. She joins from GP Bullhound Investment Management where her role encompassed Fundraising and Investor relations in a Vice President function, introducing and managing over 600 institutional investors.
Prior to GP Bullhound, Ms Abiola had a successful career at Cebile Capital as a Secondary Advisory and Fundraising Vice President having joined from Citi Bank in 2015 where she was Product Manager in the Private Equity & Real Estate Division. She holds a BSc in History, Philosophy & Science from University College London
Roger Clarke, Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets at IPSX said: “I am delighted to welcome Joy to the Capital Markets team at IPSX. Her focus will be on developing strategies to access the Private Wealth and Family Office sectors as we look to admit more securities to trading in the very near future. She joins us at an interesting time with the Exchange now launched and live following our first admission. We have built a team of outstanding industry professionals and Joy’s recent experience in the institutional space will be highly complementary to our Capital Markets team’s plans for the future.”
Speaking about her appointment, Joy Abiola commented: “I have been monitoring the significant progress of IPSX as it secured its first admission onto the Exchange and began live-trading. Looking at the real estate sector as it is today, it is a stand-out innovation. The market is shifting towards single asset listings and the work that the Exchange has done in terms of transparency and liquidity is likely to be very attractive to investors. I am excited to be joining such a dynamic team at this time and look forward to working with the wider Capital Markets team as we take IPSX forward and present it to the key Family Offices and provide greater access for the Private Wealth sector.”