Global Capital Markets Director
Global Capital Markets
Christopher Pilgrim is a Director of Colliers, a Nasdaq and Toronto Stock Exchange listed leading diversified professional services and investment management organisation. Mr Pilgrim holds a senior leadership position within Colliers Global Capital Markets platform and specialises in the deployment of capital into real estate globally. He is also a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Prior to relocating to London, Mr Pilgrim was based in Singapore where he held the position of Executive Director at Fortune 500 company, CBRE. He has previously been based in London, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur with responsibilities for advising global capital deploy into London, the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas, across all use classes and sectors. Over the past 15 years, he has advised a diverse client base with a focus on overseas institutional investors including Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pensions Funds, Government Linked Companies, Listed Property Companies, Investment and Asset Managers, REITs and Private Investors.
Mr Pilgrim has advised on a range of landmark cross-border transactions totalling in excess of US$10 billion in both income generating investment assets as well as total development value.
Mr Pilgrim has deep experience advising, structuring and transacting across the risk return spectrum. In both the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, he has built a strong track record in the marketing of US$1b+ single asset trades and complex development projects, as well as structing and marketing corporate merger and acquisition activity. In his decade of specialising in international investment he has successfully navigated diverse business environments, managing varied cultures and business practices.
Mr Pilgrim has worked in commercial real estate markets on both a direct and indirect basis, advising clients on cross-boarder real estate strategies and transactions in the United Kingdom, Europe, the United States, Australia and the wider APAC region. He has deep knowledge and strong relationships with capital from Singapore, Malaysia, India, Hong Kong and the wider SE Asia region.
During his career Chris has advised and transacted for many of the world’s leading investors, including:
Anglo Fortune, Capitaland, CBRE Global Investors, Deutsche Bank, Eastern & Oriental, EcoWorld International, Far East Organisation, Frasers Property, Ho Bee Land, Homax, Keppel Capital, Khazanah, KWAP, Lodha, Mapletree, MTD, Phoenix Mills, PNB, Sinar Mas Land, Tabung Haji, Temasek, TG Gowani, UOL.
- Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – MRICS
- University of Reading, United Kingdom – PGDipSurv Surveying
- University of Nottingham, United Kingdom – BA (Hons) History/Classics
Memberships & Involvements
- Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
- Private Equity Real Estate (PERE)
- British Chamber of Commerce Singapore
- British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce
- The East India Club, London, UK – Property Committee