Investec Asset Management has appointed Richard Haxe as head of European client group. Haxe will lead the further expansion of Investec AM’s European operations, with responsibility for business development, client management and investor engagement across Europe.
Most recently, he was responsible for the EMEA region at Wellington Asset Management as head of Relationship Group. Before that, he spent over a decade in senior positions at Alliance Bernstein and four years at Rothschild Asset Management. With more than 20 years of experience in the investment industry, Haxe has built a broad network in Europe, especially in Germany and Austria.
“Hax’s expertise, network and understanding of the industry will help build relationships with our consultants and institutional clients,” said John Green, global head of Client Group, “as we continue to develop solutions that are specific to our European counterparts I am pleased that he will strengthen our team. ”
“Since 2014, Investec AM has focused on the German institutional and wholesale markets and manages around €4.9bn for customers in Germany and Austria. The focus of the company in Germany is on active investment solutions in the fixed income, equity and multi-asset sectors, as well as on facilitating investors’ access to private markets in Africa, “said Maik Fechner, co-head of the German branch.