MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leste Group (“Leste”), a global alternative investment manager, today announced that Miguel Zablah has been appointed Director and Head of Investor Relations. He will be responsible for managing investor communications globally across Leste’s private equity, real estate credit, and special situations strategies.
Zablah brings more than 15 years of investment and real estate experience to Leste with an emphasis on fundraising, client relationships, and sustainability, along with expertise in financial reporting, international and emerging market research, development, and operational analysis.
“Miguel’s strong industry knowledge and experience working with institutional investors globally within the private equity and real estate sectors will prove invaluable as we continue to expand the firm in the U.S. market, as well as enhance our commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance principles,” said Stephan de Sabrit, Managing Partner of Leste Group.
Zablah was previously Vice President of Investor Relations at I Squared Capital, and Head of Investor Services at H.I.G. Capital. He also held positions at J.P. Morgan across multiple offices including New York, Boston, and Australia, specializing in alternative investments. Throughout his career, Zablah has played a key role in multiple fundraises supporting client commitments in excess of $20 billion across private equity, private credit, and real estate.
“Leste Group is a great organization that is growing across multiple strategies, and I look forward to applying my experience working with existing and new investors to help support this growth and further broaden the firm’s global footprint,” said Zablah.
About Leste Group
Founded in 2014, Leste Group is a global independent alternative investment manager guided by core values of respect, creativity, and teamwork. The firm offers investors a diverse range of strategies across real estate, credit, private equity and special situations. Leste Group's investment teams leverage institutional-grade processes, a nimble, entrepreneurial approach, capital markets expertise, and exclusive networks to source unique opportunities and drive consistent risk-adjusted returns. To learn more information on Leste Group, please visit leste.com.