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Shamez Alibhai

Shamez Alibhai, Portfolio Manager and Partner, Cheyne Capital Management

Shamez Alibhai is a Partner at Cheyne Capital and Portfolio Manager of the Social Property Impact Fund. He joined Cheyne in 2006 and has 13 years’ experience in the real estate markets. Shamez co-ran Cheyne’s real estate business since 2008 and successfully grew the division to $2.5 billion.  In 2014, Shamez launched the Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund – a socially responsible developer and investor working to deliver the extra homes to address outstanding social challenges.

Shamez has Master’s degrees from Yale University and McGill University. Shamez has been a supporter of the ethical investment sector for many years, having financed micro-finance institutions while at Credit Suisse, and is a UK “social angel investor” with a focus on healthcare.

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Housing – addressing undersupply & reducing carbon footprint

Ballroom South

The UK Chancellor’s Autumn Statement outlined details for investment of over £7.2 billion in housing. The priorities include: a new Housing Infrastructure Fund of £2.3 billion to unlock new housing supply with the potential to deliver up to 100,000 homes; £1.4 billion to deliver an additional 40,000 affordable housing starts by 2020 to 2021; £2 […]

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