Holdfast Assets

Holdfast Assets operates agriculture, sports, and tourism assets in South Australia, such as the Port Willunga winery and the Adelaide 36ers basketball franchise. After Apollo Global purchased Holdfast Capital, an Asian-based company, Grant was appointed co-head of Asia Pacific.

Vicinity Centres

Vicinity Centres is an Australian Real Estate Investment Trust focusing on owning and operating shopping malls, such as Chadstone, Emporium Melbourne, and Queen Victoria Building. Grant led the repositioning of the shopping centres away from pure retail toward destination and mixed use strategies, as well as leading the digitisation of the business.

City Developments Limited

Under Grant’s direction, City Developments Limited, a Singapore-based global real estate powerhouse with an active presence in more than 20 countries, underwent a metamorphosis. He assisted in the expansion of the company’s reach beyond Singapore and built a new funds management platform. He was named one of the leading CEOs in Singapore by Institutional Investor Magazine and the #2 CEO in Singapore by Finance Asia Magazine, during his period at CDL.

Apollo Global Management

At Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative investment manager, Grant served as the co-head of Asia Pacific, leading their Asian real estate operations. Some of his accomplishments included the acquisition of Citigroup Property Investors (Asia) in November 2010. 

Colony Capital, Inc.

Grant assumed leadership of Colony Capital Asia, headquartered in Hong Kong in 2004. He managed operations in six Asian markets and in 2005, he led the $1 billion purchase of Raffles Hotels and Resorts, one of the largest takeovers in Asia at the time, which received six financial media awards. Prior to that, Grant was based in New York where his acquisitions included the Las Vegas Hilton.


Booz Allen Hamilton

Grant commenced at Booz Allen and Hamilton in 1989. Over the next 11 years he worked in various sectors, including financial services, natural resources, and healthcare across most major markets. His work with the Bank of New Zealand during a time of substantial change led to his team being recognised with the Booz Allen Professional Excellence Award in 1992. 

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