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United Kingdom : SYZ ASSET MANAGEMENT hires DEREK BORTHWICK as business development director

May 2, 2014

SYZ Asset Management, the institutional asset management arm of Swiss banking Group SYZ & CO, appointed Derek Borthwick as business development director for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England.

Borthwick will promote SYZ Asset Management s capabilities, including the OYSTER and SYZ AM funds. He joins SYZ Asset Management from JP Morgan Asset Management, where he was responsible for leading fund distribution to clients in the northern area of the UK. Borthwick will be responsible for boosting the full range of SYZ Asset Management s capabilities in the northern area of the UK market, including segregated mandates as well as the OYSTER and SYZ AM funds. Borthwick will report to UK distribution director, Ian Penrose. Before joining SYZ Asset Management, Borthwick was vice-president of sales at JP Morgan Asset Management, where he was responsible for distribution of their fund range to discretionary wealth managers, advisory IFAs, life insurers and private banks in Northern Ireland and Scotland. Before that, he worked for four years at Fidelity International as senior sales manager. Borthwick said, I am excited to be joining the SYZ team to promote their successful and diverse product range. The breadth of high performing strategies, available as funds and mandates, gives me plenty to talk about and I look forward to introducing fund buyers in the northern region to our suite of products.

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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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