Pioneer Investments strengthens its European research team
Pioneer Investments has announced the enhancement of its European Equity Research team with the appointment of two senior research analysts based in Dublin.
Martin Dolan joins the European Equity Research team as a senior equity analyst focusing on consumer staples, and Michael Morris joins the team as a senior equity analyst focusing on the materials sector. Both report to Diego Franzin, head of Equities – Europe.
Commenting on the appointments Diego Franzin said: “The DNA of Pioneer Investments remains, as always, our proprietary fundamental research and dedicated portfolio management capability.
“We pride ourselves on our rigorous bottom-up analysis of companies and uncovering quality stocks at the right price. Having a focussed team of research analysts to cover the European equity universe is integral to the success of our suite of European Equity strategies.
“With Martin (Dolan) and Michael (Morris) on board we have an even stronger team of highly experienced analysts in place, averaging 14 years’ experience between them”.
Dolan joins Pioneer Investments from Execution/Espirito Santo Investment Bank with over 20 years’ experience covering European consumer stocks.
Martin’s role in Execution/Espirito Santo Investment Bank combined sector coverage of food producers, beverages and home & personal care with that of Head of Equity Research responsible for the strategic and day-to-day management of the Equity Research department. Martin previously worked for a number of investment banks including Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse.
Michael has 19 years’ experience researching and advising on materials companies. He joins Pioneer Investments from JP Morgan Cazenove where he was head of construction and building materials. In this role, he was responsible for the strategic analysis of the industry managing a global team of 12 analysts. Michael previously held positions in Old Mutual Securities and HSBC Investment.