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Pacific Asset Management (“PAM”), today announces the appointment of Sebastian Stewart as a Partner and Head of US Institutional Business Development, based in PAM’s London office. He will report to Global Head of Institutional Sales, Mary Murphy.
Sebastian Stewart joins having spent over a decade at Somerset Capital Management LLP where he had been a partner, head of client services and deputy head of marketing. Sebastian was responsible for building institutional client relationships across North America, Europe and Asia, with a particular focus on pension funds, foundations, endowments and other professional investors in the US. Sebastian is also Chairman of the Independent Investment Management Initiative (the IIMI), a think tank, lobby group and networking platform representing specialist asset management firms globally.
Matthew Lamb, CEO and Mary Murphy, Global Head of Institutional Sales, Pacific Asset Management, said:
“PAM remains at the forefront of championing innovative and specialised ‘craft’ investment management strategies and solutions, which we believe is key to securing exceptional results for our clients. This, coupled with our cutting-edge, technology-driven investment management framework, has led to a significant increase in interest from institutional investors worldwide. We are extremely thrilled to be able to attract someone of Seb’s talents to the team. We have no doubt that with his extensive experience and profound understanding of the industry, Seb is the ideal person to lead our US institutional efforts in this very exciting time for PAM. We very much look forward to working with him.”
Sebastian Stewart, Head of US Institutional Business Development at Pacific Asset Management, commented:
“I am absolutely delighted to be joining Pacific Asset Management. Having followed the firm’s growth and continued success from the beginning, I have been incredibly impressed not only with the quality of PAM’s investment strategies, but also the way in which the business has been built around its people and culture. PAM sets itself apart by ensuring that innovation and technology are genuinely embedded into the firm’s DNA. This enables PAM to adapt to the changing needs of investors around the world. This is crucial given the rate of change we continue to experience across our industry. I am really looking forward to engaging with investors across North America and exploring how PAM can help them achieve their investment objectives.”