GAM hires Henderson’s head of global equities

General-Business-Handshake-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpgGAM has hired Henderson’s Matthew Beesley as head of equities.

Beesley, who was previously head of global equities at Henderson Global Investors, joins GAM, on 6 March.

In his new role, Beesley will oversee performance and risk management among the equity teams, and join up sales, marketing and operations. GAM fund managers are not restricted to a house view, but follow their own investment philosophy and processes.

Prior to his role at Henderson, Beesley worked at Trinity Street Asset Management, J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Mercury Asset Management/Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.

Group CEO Alexander S. Friedman says: “We are excited to welcome Matthew Beesley, a world class head of equities, to the group. His experience and success in developing and managing investment strategies will add great value to our differentiated equity investment offerings.”