Sir John Beckwith's Pacific AM becomes partner of EM boutique

Pacific AM launched last November

Tom Eckett
Matthew Lamb of Pacific Asset Management

Matthew Lamb of Pacific Asset Management

Sir John Beckwith has moved back into emerging markets for the first time since 2010 as his recently-launched boutique Pacific Asset Management has become a partner in emerging markets firm North of South Capital.

North of South, which was founded by Matt Linsey in 2004, is a London-based emerging markets specialist and runs a number of funds, and sub-advises the $36.6m GAM Star North of South fund, a long-only UCITS strategy. This is Beckwith's first move back into emerging markets since he sold Thames River Capital back in 2010. He founded Pacific AM, the asset management arm of Pacific Investments group, in November last year, a multi-asset business which offers a range of liquid funds. He said: "We are delighted to partner with Matt Linsey and his team at North of South. They are highly ...

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