Asset manager J O Hambro Capital Management (JOHCM), based in London, has selected the Advisers Investment Trust for the firm’s US mutual fund products.
The Advisers Investment Trust is a turnkey series trust solution provided by Northern Trust in conjunction with Beacon Hill Fund Services.
Northern Trust will provide back office operations such as fund accounting, fund administration, transfer agency and custody.
Beacon Hill will serve as distributor and provide business management and governance services for the funds.
J O Hambro Capital Management is an investment boutique with offices in London, Singapore and New York. With USD21.8 billion of assets across a range of funds and segregated portfolios, JOHCM has expertise in equity mandates that span the globe. Its US mutual funds will offer clients exposure to JOHCM’s Asian, emerging markets, global, and international strategies.
“We selected the Advisers Investment Trust because of its focus on superior client service,” says Helen Vaughan, chief operating officer at JOHCM. “Northern Trust showed the willingness and flexibility to work with us and presented the best solution for our needs that will allow us to grow our business in the US mutual fund arena.”
“We are excited to expand our relationship with JOHCM,” says Dan Houlihan, head of global fund services in North America for Northern Trust. “The Advisers Investment Trust is a vehicle that can help simplify the entrance into the ’40 Act space, particularly for foreign advisers. Our ability to provide this solution validates our commitment to the mutual fund business while continuing to supply the high-touch service for which Northern Trust is known.”