Buyside Market Update July 2021

Key changes across the world's leading buy side institutions for July 2021

Public - Global

Fund News

  • Bill STROMBERG, Chief Executive Officer of T. Rowe Price, is to retire after spending over 35 years with the firm. His replacement has been named as Rob SHARPS, President, Head of Investments & Group Chief Investment Officer, Baltimore
  • Columbia Threadneedle Investments has appointed William DAVIES as Chief Investment Officer from 2022, replacing Colin MOORE, current CIO, EMEA, and Global Head of Equities, who will step down from the role

People Moves

  • Diana KILUTA AMOA, JP Morgan Asset Management, Managing Director, Global Fixed Income, New York, has joined Kirkoswald Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer, Long-biased strategies, New York
  • Sanjiv TALWAR, Invesco, Portfolio Manager & Senior Healthcare Analyst, New York, has joined Alger as Portfolio Manager & Head of Healthcare, New York
  • Vagiz GUBAIDULIN, Rothschild, Associate, Investment Banking, London, has joined JP Morgan Asset Management, Associate, Investment Principal, London

Public - Emerging & Frontier Markets

People Moves

  • Pierre-Henri CLOAREC, formerly BP Investment Management, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equities, London, has joined Nordea Asset Management in a similar role in Copenhagen
  • Alex DUFFY, Fidelity International, Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Equities, Singapore, has joined Marathon Asset Management as a Portfolio Manager, London

Public - Europe

People Moves

  • Farhan KAZMI, Windermere Venture Partners, Managing Director, Princeton, has joined Signatum Asset Management as Chief Executive Officer, Zug
  • Rod PARIS, Abrdn, Chief Investment Officer, is to leave at the end of the year
  • Fabiana FEDELI, Robeco Asset Management, Global Head of Fundamental Equities, has joined M&H as Chief Investment Officer, Equities, reporting to Jack DANIELS, Chief Investment Officer
  • Melissa MCDONALD, HSBC Global Asset Management, Head of Responsible Investments, London, has left
  • Berkan SESEN, JP Morgan Asset Management, Executive Director, Quantitative Portfolio Manager, London, has joined UBS as Execution Quant Lead, Multi-Asset Class execution, London
  • Sumant WAHI, Fidelity International, Portfolio Manager, Senior Analyst, Global TMT, London, has joined Gladstone Management as a Partner, London
  • Dani SAURYMPER, AXA Investment Managers, Fund Manager, Healthcare & Longevity Economy, London, has joined Pacific Asset Management as a Partner, Portfolio Manager, London

Private - Global

People Moves

  • Russell MORGAN, HPS Investment Partners, Associate, Private Credit, Sydney, has left to join UBS as an Associate Director, Investment Banking, ANZ Financial Sponsors Coverage, Sydney

Private - Emerging & Frontier Markets

Funds News

  • LGT Capital Partners has launched two Emerging and Frontier Markets Sovereign Debt funds

People Moves

  • Shamil GADZHAEV, UBS, Associate Director, Investment Banking, Moscow, has joined VTB Capital as a Senior Associate, Private Equity & Special Situations, Moscow
  • Kwinten VAN NES, Duet Group, Investment Professional, Africa Private Equity, London, has left to join Alvarez & Marsal in a Private Equity Performance Improvement role in Amsterdam

Private - Europe

Fund News

  • PGIM has agreed to acquire Switzerland-based private equity investor Montana Capital Partners, which manages around USD 3 billion in assets

People Moves

  • Marc ROMANO, formerly Rothschild & Co Asset Management, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Paris, has joined Mirova as Head of Impact Private Equity funds, Paris
  • Yuri MIKHALEV, Volpi Capital, Director, London, has joined Keensight Capital as a Partner, London
  • Hardik MAKKAR, Neuberger Berman, Senior Vice President, HY Credit, Leveraged Loans & CLOs, London, has joined Alcentra as an Executive Director, London
  • Dimitrios TZIVELIS, Onex, Investment Executive, European Healthcare, London, has joined Permira as a Principal, London
  • Brenda NJIRU, Goldman Sachs, Associate, Investment Banking, London, has joined Permira as an Investment Professional, London
  • Joshua MARANEY, Rothschild, Associate, M&A, London, has joined Intermediate Capital Group as an Associate, Private Equity, London
  • Manuel EANDI, Natixis, Associate, Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Paris, has joined Apax Partners as a Private Equity Associate, Paris
  • Elisavet MOURATIDI, Macquarie, Analyst, Green Investment Group, Investment Banking, London, has joined DWS Group has an Associate, Infrastructure Private Equity, London
  • Mike JOSEPH, Morgan Stanley, Analyst, Technology Investment Banking, London, has joined FSN Capital Partners as an Investment Associate, Stockholm
  • Jackson BOCK, JP Morgan, Analyst, Investment Banking, New York, has joined Partners Group as a Private Equity Associate, New York
  • Annie ZHOU, Deutsche Bank, Associate, Leveraged Finance, London, has joined KKR as an Associate, London

SWF & Pension Funds

Fund News

  • The Qatar Investment Authority has established a subsidiary in Singapore to source investments in Asia, headed up by Abdulla AL-KUWARI

People Moves:

  • Suranjan MUKHERJEE, Fidelity International, Fund Manager, Asia ex Japan Special Situations, Singapore, has joined Temasek as a Managing Director, Cross-Asset Macro Portfolio, Singapore
  • Philipp EGLSEER, JP Morgan, Executive Director, Acquisition & Leveraged Finance, London, has joined GIC as an Investment Professional, London
  • Woon Yeow TAY, UBS, Associate, Corporate Finance, Singapore, has joined the Qatar Investment Authority as an Investment Associate focusing on Asia Pacific Investments, Singapore

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