Schroders continues to strengthen its GBP35 billion FUM Multi-Asset business with the appointment of Matthias Scheiber as fund manager, with effect from 8 September, 2011.
Scheiber , who is joining a team of over 60 multi-asset investment professionals globally will report to the Head of Multi-Asset Investments, Johanna Kyrklund.
Scheiber has eleven years of investment experience across the industry. He joins from Aethra Asset Management, where he was a fund manager and partner and was responsible for managing absolute return mandates and a hedge fund, as well as setting up a qualitative and quantitative investment process.
Nico Marais, Head of Multi-Asset Investment and Portfolio Solutions, says: “Our multi-asset business has grown rapidly over the past 5 years and we are keen to build on this momentum. We continue to deepen our multi-asset investment process especially in the area of research and product innovation and Matthias will be a key contributor to this. Together with our recent hires, Aymeric Forest, Rob Hall and Garth Taljard, Matthias’ appointment serves to significantly strengthen our multi-asset investment capability.”
Prior to joining Aethra Asset Management, Matthias was a Tactical Asset Allocation Portfolio Manager and Strategist at Fortis Investments within BNP Paribas Investment Partners. Before this he was a Tactical Asset Allocation Portfolio Manager for ABN Amro Asset Management.