Unigestion adds to UK institutional sales team

Asset manager Unigestion has appointed Paul Jeffries as Director, Institutional Clients to focus on the UK and Irish institutional markets.

Jeffries has over 20 years of financial services experience and joins Unigestion from Robeco, where he spent three years advising UK and Ireland-based institutional investors and their investment consultants. Prior to this, Paul held similar roles at AQR Capital Management and the Permal Group where he was Executive Director, Client Solutions and Head of Institutional Business, respectively. Earlier in his career, Paul also held roles in investment management with Railpen Investments and RMB MultiManagers.

 
Based in London, Jeffries will be responsible for presenting Unigestion’s investment management capabilities to UK and Ireland-based institutional investors and advancing the firm’s standing in the UK and Irish institutional market.
 
Reto Germann, Head of Institutional Clients EMEA, Unigestion, says: “We are committed to providing exceptional client service and strengthening our presence in the UK and Ireland. This appointment will help us continue to serve institutional clients with complex needs, expand our client base and develop deep relationships with prospects looking for unique investment solutions. Paul brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role and he will be an important member of the team as we look to grow.”
 
Jeffries, Director, Institutional Clients, Unigestion, says: “I am thrilled to join Unigestion as we embark on an ambitious growth strategy. I have developed strong connections over the years and I look forward to tailoring the firm’s innovative investment solutions in both public and private markets to help institutional investors in the UK and Ireland meet their financial objectives."