Pacific View Expands Marketing Team

Jul 2 2014 | 7:54am ET

San Francisco, Calif.-based fund of funds Pacific View Asset Management has tapped Brendan J. Contant and Tracey L. Daly to build-out the firm’s marketing team.

Both new hires will be based in New York.

Contant, an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in the money management business, will serve as the firm’s head of marketing and business development. He was previously a co-founder of Bennett Lawrence Management and prior to joining Pacific View was with Klingenstein, Fields & Co.
 
Daly, who is joining Pacific View as vice president of client services, has worked with Contant for the last 15 years at both firms, most recently as marketing administrator at Klingenstein. Katie Kowinski, who is also a vice president of client services, has been with Pacific View for almost two years and is located in San Francisco and is the third member of Pacific View’s Marketing Team.

“We are very excited to have Brendan and Tracey joining our organization. Brendan’s knowledge, experience and contacts will enhance our platform as we strive toward our goal of building a best-in-class asset management firm,” said Steven Druskin, chief operating officer, in a statement. “Having Brendan on board will allow us to reach a much wider audience of investors, while helping us target portfolio management teams that might be interested in joining Pacific View.”

Founded in 2012, Pacific View Asset Management is a multi-manager, multi-strategy asset management organization which currently has two investment teams: an international small cap team and a U.S. growth equity team. The international small cap team, launched in July 2012, with two long-only equity strategies: international small cap and global small cap.

The U.S. growth equity team, launched in July 2013, with two long-only equity strategies: U.S. small cap growth and U.S. large cap growth. During the summer of 2104, Pacific View expects to add at least two new investment teams, including a venture capital team and a microcap team focused on North American equities.


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