Mirabaud Asset Management, part of Geneva-based Mirabaud
Cie, has appointed Andrew
Lake to the role of global
high yield manager, as the firm looks to develop its range of funds.
report to Lionel Aeschlimann, partner and head of asset management at Mirabaud,
and will manage global high yield solutions for Mirabaud clients.
“Our asset management division goes from strength to strength, as
demonstrated by our ability to attract someone as successful as
this addition to our team is clear evidence of the success of our development
and will further support the growth of our range of funds,” said Aeschlimann.
Lake, who will join Mirabaud on 3 January 2013, was latterly
at Aviva investors, where he spent two years heading up the high yield business in London. Before that, he
was at F&C Asset Management for four years, having begun his high yield
career at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in 1998.
The appointment follows a number of hires at the group across
this year, including the recent appointment of Patrick Stauffer, who was last
month appointed to oversee the marketing of funds and mandates to financial
intermediaries and institutional clients in German-speaking Switzerland.
Mirabaud employs around 600 staff in offices in Switzerland,
elsewhere in Europe (London, Paris, Madrid, Barcelona and
Luxembourg) and the rest of the world (Montreal, Hong Kong,