Monday, May 27, 2024

AFI people moves round-up: Week ending 24 February

The week’s top people move headlines in alternative asset management, from public sources and AFI analysis of regulatory filings. (Pro and Executive members can get daily updates here).

PGIM Quant hires Andy Wilmot

PGIM Quantitative Solutions, multi-asset and liquid systematic specialist, has named Andy Wilmot as head of strategic relationships, a newly-created role.

He will spearhead the firm’s relationship with its strategic partners and help identify new commercial opportunities across the firm’s product suite, according to a statement. PGIM is the asset management arm of American life insurance company Prudential Financial.

Wilmot joins from Allianz Global Investors and will be focused on capitalising on PGIM Quant’s annuities expertise and expanding its insurance and sub-advisory businesses, which are described as key growth areas for the firm.

CPP Investments names new real assets chief

CPP Investments, the $536bn Canadian pension, has promoted Maximilian Biagosch to senior managing director and global head of real assets. He will also continue to be head of Europe and part of the organisation’s senior management team.

Prior to joining CPP Investments in 2015, he worked at Permira Advisers and was an investment banker at Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas in London.

Alvine hires head for new Swedish base

Alvine Capital Management, an investment advisor and fund placement firm headquartered in London, hired SEB’s former cap intro head, Charlotte Bonde, to head up a new Sweden office.

She joins from FIRM Advisory, based in Sweden, and previously worked in several roles at SEB Enskilda for more than 15 years. Alvine Capital has received regulatory approval for its subsidiary in Stockholm from the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority.

Point72’s former PR rep opens London office

Jessica Schaefer, who worked for Steve Cohen as Point72’s head of communications before starting her own firm, has opened an asset management consulting office in London.

She started Bevel in 2017 and London will be its fourth office, looking to represent financial institutions and growth-tech firms. It will be headed by partner Morgan Borer.

See all the regulatory changes from this week on the AFI Decision-Makers Tracker