Hauck & Aufhäuser has appointed Burkhard Allgeier as their new chief investment officer. He succeeds Reinhard Pfingsten, who has joined Bethmann Bank as chief investment officer and begins by April next year. Allgeier has held the positions of chief economist and head of Strategy & Research for global investment portfolios at Frankfurter Privatbank since 2007. […]
German private bank Hauck & Aufhäuser has appointed Timon Virgens as new head of Sales for its Asset Management division. As part of his new role, Virgens will be in charge of renewing the banks’ fund range for the mutual fund distribution, the reinforcement of sales cooperations and the expansion of Hauck & Aufhäuser Asset […]
German asset manager LOYS AG has announced the launch of a new Luxembourg-based management company where all Luxembourg-domiciled funds will be registered as of 1 December. The change affects the LOYS Global, LOYS Global System, LOYS Europe System and LOYS Global L/S, which will now be registered with the new management company. The transition process […]
News that passive funds have outperformed many active products has generated a lot of interest. As asset and wealth managers in Germany face growing pressure to o er cheaper solutions, are they now turning their back on active management? The passives trend represents a challenge for smaller boutiques explains Achim Backhaus, director and head of portfolio management Multi-Asset at Hauck & […]
Achim Backhaus, who heads the fund-of-funds and Multi-Asset business at Hauck & Aufhaeuser, warns about naïve diversification in fixed income products.
Achim Backhaus, der bei Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers die Fondsauswahl verantwortet und mehrere Dachfonds managt, spricht mit David Walker
The importance of understanding client requirements and ‘putting the client first’ has never been greater.