LaSalle Appoints Usman Shakeel as Americas Chief Compliance Officer
CHICAGO (July 07, 2017) — LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Usman Shakeel as its Americas Chief Compliance Officer within its private equity business, effective June 2017.
In this role, Mr. Shakeel is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of compliance programs in the Americas region and for performing legal functions in support of LaSalle’s investment advisory business.
David Doherty, LaSalle Americas General Counsel, commented: “LaSalle is committed to conducting business with the highest degree of ethics, integrity, and compliance, and Usman’s appointment reflects our focus on maintaining a strong fiduciary mindset. We are pleased to welcome him to this important role within our Americas business during a critical period of growth for the firm.”
Mr. Shakeel joined LaSalle in April 2017 from the law firm Latham & Watkins LLP where he focused on investment management matters for private equity and hedge fund clients. Prior to that, he worked as a Senior Associate and Consultant at Deloitte and FTI Consulting respectively.
Mr. Shakeel received his law degree from Northwestern University School of Law, and received his undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
About LaSalle Investment Management
LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. (together with its global investment advisory affiliates, “LaSalle”) is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. LaSalle on a global basis manages approximately $58 billion as of Q4 2017 of private and public equity and private debt investments. LaSalle’s diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. LaSalle Investment Management, Inc. is a wholly-owned, operationally independent subsidiary of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL), one of the world’s largest real estate companies. For more information please visit www.lasalle.com.
This information is based on the market analysis and expectations of LaSalle and should not be relied upon by the reader as research or investment advice regarding LaSalle funds or any issuer or security in particular. The information presented herein is for illustrative and educational purposes and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law or where contrary to local law or regulation. Any such offer to invest, if made, will only be made by means of a private placement memorandum. Past performance is not indicative of future results.