DWS Group shakes up investment division and strengthens infrastructure team

Changes to Client Coverage division

Valeria Martinez
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Björn Jesch will become the global chief investment officer of DWS Group in a series of changes to the group’s Investment and Client Coverage division, which also sees the incorporation of two infrastructure specialists from Talanx.

The Chief Investment Office, Multi Asset & Solutions and the Research House will come under Jesch's leadership, while he remains CEO of DWS CH AG, a group company of the DWS Group.  One of the core tasks of the merged team will be to identify tactical and strategic investment themes across all liquid and illiquid asset classes, the firm said.  DWS's Active Equity and Fixed Income teams will be brought together in the Active business unit, under the responsibility of Vincenzo Vedda, who most recently led the European (ex. Germany and Austria) Client Coverage team and was responsible fo...

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