Merck Finck Private Bank has appointed Marc Decker as head of Asset Management, effective July 2018. Decker had only moved to the Munich boutique Xaia in May 2018.
Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of Munich based multi-asset investment boutique Skalis specialising in mixed fund concepts. The experienced portfolio manager left Skalis at the end of 2017. Previously, he was senior portfolio manager at Meag and DWS.
The Quant team has also been reinforced with the appointment of Coco Zihan Liu, who joins from Deka Investment in Frankfurt. In addition, eight new employees joined Merck Finck, who are spread over the locations in Hamburg, Essen and Munich as well as the back office areas.
Merck Finck manages around €10bn in customer funds at 15 locations in Germany.