Nikko AM Taps Schroder Exec. To Lead Multi-Asset Strategies

Mar 17 2014 | 6:04am ET

Nikko Asset Management has appointed Al Clark to the newly created role of global head of multi-asset strategies.

Clark, who is based in Sydney, Australia, has more than 21 years of experience in trading and portfolio management. Most recently he was with Schroder Investment Management in Singapore, where he was responsible for growing the multi-asset business in Asia-Pacific. He has also worked for Macquarie Funds Management and BT Financial Group. In his new role, Clark will report to Yu-Ming Wang, who is based in Tokyo.

“We are very pleased to have Al on board, with his broad multi-asset knowledge and his proven experience in growing assets in this exciting area,” said Yu-Ming Wang, global head of investment and CIO International. “Nikko AM’s investment team will concentrate on delivering performance in their respective asset classes, and Al will ensure that this performance is captured and packaged into products and investment solutions that meet the needs of our global clients. His appointment will accelerate the speed at which we can bring competitive multi-asset, multi-region products to market.”
Nikko Asset Management  has over $160 billion in assets under management. The firm manages a wide range of equity and fixed income strategies in both active and passive formats.

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