Legg Mason’s Mike Gibb to join Barcelona Roundtable

Mike Gibb, equity specialist, co-head Global Wealth Management Distribution at Legg Mason Global Asset Management will join the upcoming InvestmentEurope Fund Selector Roundtable Barcelona 2016, which takes place 2 June at the Hotel Claris.

Focusing on European long/short equity opportunities, Gibb, who is also an equity product specialist of Martin Currie, a Legg Mason affiliate, will look to outline how combining bottom up stockpicking with a macro overlay can generate alpha and deliver absolute returns in variable market conditions.

Before his previous role managing relationship and wealth mangement opportunities, Gibb was a client services director covering an institutional client base across regions. He has also been a hedge fund salesman with responsibility for investors in Europe and Asia. Before joining Martin Currie in 2005, Gibb was at Credit Suisse First Boston as a director and equity saleman for five years.

He was also an equity research salesman at Salomon Smith Barney for four years and before that a Far East equities fund manager for Gartmore and Scottish Amicable in 1990-1995.  He is an associate of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (Asip) and a member of the CFA Society of the UK and has attained the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments certificate from CAIA . He graduated with an MA (Hons) in economic science from The University of Aberdeen.


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