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Coverage of Pacific’s appointment of Matthew Lamb, CEO and the launch of our modern multi-asset range of funds.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Financial News:
The week's biggest movesPacific Investments names head of new multi-asset business Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments group has announced the launch of a new multi-asset business, Pacific Asset Management. It has hired Matthew Lamb, who was most recently the global head of liquid alternatives at Deutsche Asset Management, to head it up. Further senior hires from the asset management sector will be announced over the coming months, the firm said in a statement.


City AM: City veteran Sir John Beckwith launches new asset management business

Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments has announced the launch of a new asset management business. Pacific Investments has previously founded Liontrust Asset Management, River & Mercantile, Nevsky Capital, Thames River Capital and Europa Capital. These businesses currently manage more than $20bn of assets.

The company, founded by Beckwith and Mark Johnson in 1994, also has real estate and private equity divisions.

PAM will become the “core focus” of Pacific’s asset management businesses and will be led by Matthew Lamb, who was most recently global head of liquid alternatives at Deutsche Asset Management.

“This is something we have been planning and working towards for two years,” said Beckwith.

“We have built a robust institutional infrastructure to ensure that the new team and funds are fully-fledged and ready-for-market.”

Lamb said: “The Pacific Investments group has an outstanding track record and is the perfect home for an ambitious, entrepreneurial team.

“While the modernisation – some would say industrialisation – of the asset management industry has brought clear benefits which we will exploit, there is still a role for active managers to blend their skills and insight.

“We will deploy a modern but common-sense investment approach, that in a zero-interest world will apply institutional processes to a retail customer base with a fee structure to match.”

Read the full article at www.cityam.com 


Funds Europe: Pacific Investments brings retail multi-manager to market

Read the full article at www.funds-europe.com


Investment Week: Pacific Investments launches multi-asset business, Also unveils a range of multi-asset funds.

Read the full article at www.investmentweek.co.uk


Citywire/Wealth Manager: Serial funds entrepreneur Beckwith unveils multi-asset business

Read the full article at www.citywire.co.uk


International Adviser: Pacific Investments launches asset management business

Read the full article at www.international-adviser.com 


Fund Strategy: Beckwith’s Pacific Investments launches multi-asset business

Read the full article at www.fundstrategy.co.uk

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