The latest senior moves in wealth management from across Europe.
UK manager-owned Artemis Investment Management has named former GAM investment head Matthew Beesley as chief investment officer. He will start on 20 April, replacing long-time Artemis fund manager Peter Saacke, who is stepping aside from CIO duties to focus on money management, the firm said. Since 2004, Saacke managed the Artemis Global Growth Fund, the Artemis Institutional Global Capital Fund and co-managed the Artemis Global Emerging Markets Fund.
Beesley has been head of investments at GAM and a board member of three of the group's largest UK subsidiaries since 2017. At GAM, he managed the equities, fixed income, global investment solutions, real estate debt and systematic investment teams based in London, Zurich, Cambridge, New York, Lugano and Hong Kong, with around $70 billion in assets managed.
Prior to that, he was head of global equities and portfolio manager at Henderson Global Investors, and also worked in similar active fund manager roles at Trinity Street Asset Management, JP Morgan Asset Management and Mercury/Merrill Lynch Asset Management.
Mark Murray, Artemis senior partner said: “Peter will stand down from the role of CIO with our thanks for all he has done. I am delighted that we will be welcoming Matthew as our new CIO. His experience and record speak for themselves.”
Global investor services group IQ-EQ is expanding its Luxembourg senior team, and has appointed client director Tamás Márk as its new head of real estate.
This announcement follows the recent hire of Bram Eijsbouts as IQ-EQ Luxembourg’s new head of business development.
Márk has worked in corporate services and the tax industry for more than 15 years. Prior to joining IQ-EQ, he held a number of strategic senior leadership posts including, most recently, as director real estate and business unit director, real estate solutions with a Luxembourg-based investor services group. He has worked for a three-year period as a senior manager for corporate and tax services with a niche Luxembourg-based law firm as well as in senior tax advisory roles with two of the Big 4 accountancy practices. Márk is a chartered accountant, certified tax advisor and is MRICS qualified, and an active member of numerous Luxembourg based industry working groups.