Lombard Odier poaches thematic equities team from Robeco

Henk Grootveld to lead the team

James Baxter-Derrington
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Henk Grootveld joins from Robeco
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Henk Grootveld joins from Robeco

Lombard Odier Investment Managers has strengthened its thematic equities offering with three new hires from Robeco, who are set to launch their first new strategy in Q1 2020.

The first new strategy will be in global fintech, with further strategies seeking to invest in companies with the "ability to provide solutions and tools [ to address] some of the most acute problems facing our world", the firm said. Why fintech valuation concerns are short sighted Henk Grootveld will lead the team and brings more than 20 years' experience in thematic investment. He joins from Robeco, where he was head of the trends investing equity team and most recently managed one of the flagship megatrend funds, having joined the firm in 2001. Prior to this, he worked at Aegon ...

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