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Feb 8 2011 | 11:37am ET
Geneva-based asset manager Unigestion has named Fortis Investments vet Tom Leavitt managing director and head of institutional clients.
Leavitt, who will also serve on Unigestion’s executive committee, had been global head of institutional clients at Fortis. Prior to that, he’d served as CEO at ABN AMRO Asset Management (North America). In all, he brings 30 years’ business development experience to the Swiss firm.
Based in Geneva, Tom Leavitt will build and lead Unigestion’s global business development efforts, bringing together professionals from the company’s minimum variance equities, fund of hedge funds and private equity fund of funds activities.
Jean-François Hirschel, Unigestion managing director and head of marketing and consultant relations stated:
“By joining the efforts of our existing resources within a dedicated team, we will be more strongly placed to develop solutions which meet the investment requirements of our clients.”
Founded in 1971, Unigestion is a privately owned asset management company managing assets for institutional clients (87%) and high net worth families (13%). It currently manages assets totalling US$11.1 billion.
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