Natixis Global Asset Management has hired three new UK sales managers in a bid to expand its presence in the advice and platform spaces.
The firm has hired Scott LacLean, Gerry Burke and Mike Schnackenberg, with the latest recruitment drive part of a wider commitment to the UK. The group has already launched a number of OEIC funds over the past year, and has another planned for the third quarter of 2014.
Natixis head of UK retail Chris Jackson said: “With a growing onshore fund range featuring some of the most successful strategies from across our global multi-affiliate lineup accessible across a range of UK distribution platforms, we have been building strong momentum behind our expansion into the UK retail market.
"A growing sales team with a diversity of backgrounds and experience is critical to help match this offering to client portfolios.”
Natixis has already launched a number of joint venture funds run on an outsourced basis. The latest launches include the Loomis Sayles Strategic Income, Loomis Sayles US Equity Leaders and H20 MultiReturns funds. A fourth fund, Harris Associates Global Concentrated Equity fund, will be unveiled in the coming months.
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