Universal Investment expands institutional sales team

German asset manager Universal Investment has appointed Thorsten Schneider as head of Institutional Sales Management, covering pension funds, insurances and corporate clients in the German speaking countries.

Schneider joins from Frankfurt-based Maple Bank, where he most recently covered agency sales. Prior to that, he spent more than five years at Commerzbank, where he covered Derivative Sales to the corporate sector and other financial institutions.

By the end of the 2015/ 2016 financial year, Universal Investment managed €279bn, of which €200bn in institutional assets.

Mona Dohle
Mona Dohle speaks German and Dutch, she is DACH & Benelux Correspondent for InvestmentEurope. Prior to that, she worked as a journalist in Egypt and Palestine. She started her career as a journalist working for a local German newspaper. Mona graduated with an MSc in Development Studies from SOAS and has completed the CISI Certificate in International Wealth and Investment Management.

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