• 2019 Property Leaders' Summit | 17-18 June, Canberra

kate herfort

Division Director, Head of Real Estate PCM – Australia, Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Estate Assets, Macquarie Asset Management

Kate is a Division Director in Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Estate Assets. Kate leads MIRA Real Estate’s private capital markets activities in Australia, responsible for raising capital for assets, funds and ventures in Australia. Kate also is responsible for the coverage of Australian investors accessing global investment opportunities.

Kate has more than 16 years’ experience in advisory and capital markets, having raised over A$25bn of capital over her career. Kate has previously advised clients on access to private capital in the infrastructure and renewables sector. Prior to focussing on private capital, Kate was in Macquarie’s Equity Capital Markets business raising capital for listed companies across a broad range of sectors including financial institutions, technology, media, retail and infrastructure. Kate’s ECM experience includes time focussed on investor distribution in Macquarie’s ECM syndication business. Kate’s earlier career was focused on hybrid capital, capital management initiatives and bank regulatory capital.