The latest moves in wealth management across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Newton Investment Management
Newton Investment Management, part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, has appointed Andy Warwick to its real return team. He will report to Suzanne Hutchins, co-lead portfolio manager.
Warwick will join on 30 July and, subject to any necessary approvals, will work as a co-lead portfolio manager on the Newton and BNY Mellon real return strategies, alongside co-lead portfolio managers Suzanne Hutchins and Aron Pataki.
He joins from BlackRock where he was co-manager of the BlackRock Dynamic Diversified Growth Fund, as well as being manager of the BGF Flexible Multi-Asset Fund, BlackRock Balanced Growth Fund and BlackRock Balanced Managed Fund.
South African firm Carrick Wealth has appointed Ben Nevin as manager of wealth management and advisory in Botswana.
Nevin was previously a wealth specialist for Carrick Wealth in the Western Cape, where he was also a member of the firm’s client servicing team.
Cazenove Capital has appointed Ahmet Feridun as manager of investment research within its wealth management client business.
Ahmet, who will report to Caspar Rock, chief investment officer, will be responsible for strengthening the fund research and investment strategy capability.
Manulife Asset Management
Manulife Asset Management has named Christos Tsaravas managing director and head of distribution for Switzerland.
He will be tasked with leading business development in the Alpine State.
He reports to Marco Zanuso, head of distribution for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and is based in the firm’s newly-opened Zurich office.
“Christos has an excellent reputation and relationships in the Swiss market," said Zanuso. "His experience and local knowledge will help us to better meet the needs of our clients and further drive our expansion in Europe."
Ocorian, the corporate and fiduciary services provider, has made a host of senior-level appointments.
Joining the group are Sally Gilding, senior consultant and non-executive director; Chris Wilson, director of transaction management; and Sinead McIntosh, associate director of product development.
The trio collectively have more than 30 years’ experience.
The new hires follow the appointment of Alan Booth as managing director of Ocorian’s UK business earlier this year.
CoInvestor, a platform digitising alternative asset transactions for fund managers, investors and advisers, has appointed Rob Ferguson as its chief operating officer.
Ferguson has spent more than 20 years working within software, financial and legal firms. In his last executive role he was chief commercial officer of IG Investments at IG Group, the online trading business. Prior to that he was a partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, an international law firm.