Cairn Capital appointed  Peter Hansell. formerly a managing director in Lehman Brothers’ gobal real estate group, Hansell has been appointed to focus on the development and expansion of Cairn’s existing real estate related activities and to run the firm’s soon-to-be-launched new Ibex Fund.

The Ibex Fund will specifically invest in CMBS.

Before Lehman, Hansell ran Standard & Poor’s CMBS rating team in Europe and he was a senior relationship manager specializing in commercial real estate related lending at The Royal Bank of Scotland.

“We are delighted to have further strengthened our real estate team with someone of Peter’s depth and breadth of real estate expertise, " David Henriques, a director of Cairn, said. "He joins at an exciting time with the imminent launch of our first commercial real estate fund, the Ibex Fund, which will seek to take advantage of the unprecedented opportunities currently being offered in the commercial real estate debt market.”

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