11 July 2022
GAM appoints Magnus Jahnke as Head of Nordics, Distribution
GAM Investments today announced the appointment of Magnus Jahnke as Head of Nordics, Distribution. Magnus will report to Jill Barber, Global Head of Institutional Solutions, and will join the firm on 1 September 2022. He will be based in Stockholm.
In this role, Magnus will be responsible for GAM’s distribution strategy in the Nordics and will lead business development, client service and engagement with consultants in the region. With his longstanding experience in asset management and his established network in the region, Magnus’ appointment will significantly strengthen GAM's local distribution expertise and deepen the firm’s relationships with our clients.
Magnus joins from Jupiter Asset Management, where he was Managing Director, Head of Nordics for the past six years. Prior to that, Magnus spent five years at Lancelot Asset Management AB, latterly as Portfolio Manager and Head of Fund Selection, which he joined from Nordea Investment Management. Magnus holds a master’s degree in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm University.
Jill Barber, Global Head of Institutional Solutions at GAM, said: “I am thrilled to welcome Magnus to GAM. We are committed to growing and deepening our relationships in the Nordic region by providing investment leadership, innovation and sustainable thinking. Magnus brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this role and I very much look forward to working with him.”
Magnus Jahnke, incoming Head of Nordics, Distribution, said: “I am delighted to be joining. GAM’s actively managed, differentiated investment strategies and commitment to sustainable investing is a powerful combination to help clients meet their investment requirements. I look forward to contributing to the future growth of the Nordic region.”
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GAM is one of the leading independent, pure-play asset managers. The company provides active investment solutions and products for institutions, financial intermediaries, and private investors through three businesses: Investment Management, Fund Management Services and Wealth Management. GAM employed 605 FTEs in 14 countries with investment centres in London, Cambridge, Zurich, Hong Kong, New York, Milan, and Lugano as of 31 December 2021. The investment managers are supported by an extensive global distribution network. Headquartered in Zurich, GAM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange with the symbol ‘GAM’. The Group has AuM of CHF 94.8 billion (USD 103 billion) as at 31 March 2022.
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