Vontobel Asset Management strengthens its institutional business in Australia and hires a new Relationship Manager

News 11.01.2018
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Vontobel Asset Management appoints Andreas Faeste as Senior Institutional Relationship Manager to further broaden its client reach in Australia and New Zealand. Andreas Faeste will focus his efforts on the distribution of Vontobel’s fixed income capabilities.

Andreas brings with him more than twenty years of institutional sales experience in the Australian market, extensively in fixed income. Before joining Vontobel, he was engaged by firms including Voya Investment Management, Perennial Investment Partners and Deutsche Asset Management through his own marketing firm. Prior to this, Andreas held executive management positions at both ING Investment Management and IAG Asset Management.

“Australia remains one of the fastest-growing markets with large allocations to both traditional and alternative debt strategies, where we see interesting potential for some of our prime capabilities like emerging debt, multi sector bond and asset backed securities. The addition of Andreas expresses our desire to showcase our investment solutions and sends a strong signal of Vontobel’s continued commitment to the Australian market,” said Bobby Bostic, Head of Sales, Australia/New Zealand at Vontobel Asset Management Australia Pty Limited.

About Vontobel Asset Management
Vontobel Asset Management is an active asset manager with global reach and a multi-boutique approach. Each of our boutiques draws on specialized investment talent, a strong performance culture and robust risk management. We deliver leading-edge solutions for both institutional and private clients. Our commitment to active management empowers us to invest on the basis of our convictions. We deliver value through our diverse and highly specialized teams. Employing around 400 professionals worldwide – including 160 investment specialists – we operate across 13 locations including Switzerland, Europe and the US and create strategies and solutions covering equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative investments. The goal of achieving excellent and repeatable performance has been fundamental to our approach since 1988. A strong and stable shareholder structure guarantees our entrepreneurial independence and protects the long-term mindset that guides our decision-making.