3/1/23 – Dave Law Joins to Co-Lead into the Next Chapter
Denver, CO (March 1, 2023) – Global Pacific Properties (the “Company” or “GPP”), a real estate investment and property management company, announced that David Law has joined the Company as Managing Principal. Dave is uniting with his brother, Michael Law, who has directed and led the Company for the last 11 years. As part of the Company’s next chapter, Dave and Mike Law are launching an affiliated investment company called Ignatius Capital (“Ignatius”) to capitalize on a diverse range of partnership-based opportunities across real estate, natural resources, and certain growth-oriented companies.
In their roles as Managing Principals of the Company and Ignatius, Mike and Dave will co-lead both organizations into this next chapter. On one hand, GPP will focus intensively on managing existing investments and pursuing new investments in order to optimize and enhance its portfolio with a focus on long-term durable income and capital preservation. On the other hand, Ignatius will be launched as a versatile investment company targeting tactical partnerships and strategic partnerships with third-party investment partners across a diverse constellation of opportunities spanning across real estate, resources, and growth with a focus on asymmetric upside exposure and capital growth.
Prior to Global Pacific, Dave’s career was focused on global real estate investment in New York City and London. He began his career in investment banking by joining Merrill Lynch’s real estate investment banking team in New York City to advise publicly traded real estate investment trusts on strategic M&A and capital raising activities. Dave joined Och-Ziff Capital Management, now re-branded as Sculptor Capital Management (“Sculptor”), in mid-2008 just before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the ensuing financial crisis. Sculptor is a global multi-strategy hedge fund with nearly $40 billion of assets under management. During his nearly 15-year tenure at Sculptor, Dave worked in the real estate private equity business that was established in the mid-2000s by former Blackstone real estate executives. Dave began his career at Sculptor focused initially on U.S. acquisitions. In 2014, Dave relocated to London to lead Sculptor’s expansion into European real estate. As managing director and Head of European Real Estate, Dave oversaw all aspects of Sculptor’s European real estate investment business for the past 8 years, which included strategy, sourcing, acquisitions, financings, asset management, dispositions, and capital raising.
Dave graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor’s degree in architecture and received a Master’s degree in city planning at the London School of Economics. He also has a postgraduate diploma from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School.
About Global Pacific
Global Pacific has built a longstanding history of being a disciplined property investors with vertically integrated operations. Our investment philosophy is characterized by a value-oriented approach that we refine with data-driven underwriting and meticulous diligence. We utilize our vertically integrated capabilities to unlock value across our portfolio by applying operational rigor and disciplined decision making. We relentlessly filter risk and persistently focus our resources and capabilities on durable income and long-term capital preservation.