Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management names co-CIOs

Richard Champion and Thomas Becket

Valeria Martinez
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Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management (CGWM) has appointed Richard Champion and Thomas Becket as co-CIOs after combining the chief investment offices of CGWM and Punter Southall Wealth.

The Canadian wealth manager said the restructuring was part of a push towards bolstering its outsourced investment management capabilities for intermediaries and discretionary services for private clients. Since 2015, Champion has served as CGWM UK's deputy CIO, while Becket joined following the firm's acquisition of Punter Southall Wealth, where he was CIO.  Odey AM's Geoffrey Marson and Odey Opportunity fund move to Canaccord Genuity David Esfandi, CEO of CGWM UK, said: "I am delighted that we have been able to combine the best of both CIO worlds to create a compelling breadth an...

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