Today's City Moves cover M&A advisory, underwriting and asset management. Take a look at these movers and shakers:
Cavendish Corporate Finance the UK’s leading sell-side M&A advisory firm, has promoted corporate finance professional Jon Edirmanasinghe to partner. Jon covers a variety of sectors having completed transactions across TMT, consumer, healthcare, financial services and business services. Jon joined Cavendish in October 2013 as an executive and his promotion to partner just four years later is a testament to the outstanding quality of his work and performance in this time. Prior to joining Cavendish, Jon was a manager at Ernst & Young’s financial services office in the Cayman Islands for three years, focusing on the hedge fund and private equity sectors. His previous experience includes four years as a senior associate at Deloitte Canada working across sectors in various functions within the firm.
Tobey Butcher has joined Chancery Capital as head of underwriting. Tobey is a seasoned litigator and specialises in commercial dispute resolution. He has extensive experience of domestic and international arbitrations, both ad hoc and institutional, under English and foreign law, in addition to a wide range of High Court work. Tobey qualified at Charles Russell where he was a member of the Insurance and Reinsurance Group for a number of years. During this time, he undertook secondments to a London based insurance/reinsurance service provider during a period of turmoil in the London insurance market, and to an overseas telecommunications regulator acting in relation to significant arbitrations against the regulator. He joined Addleshaw Goddard in 2008 and Enyo Law, upon formation in 2010.
Dan Morris has joined Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) as global head of portfolio solutions within the multi-asset solutions team. Dan will report to Nicolaas Marais, president of WFAM and head of multi-asset solutions, and will focus on designing solutions for clients that seek retirement income strategies, wealth preservation, and downside risk protection. Based in London, Dan comes to Wells Fargo from Schroders, where he was head of US portfolio solutions. At Schroders, Morris successfully worked with clients to understand their investment objectives, translating them into actionable portfolios and strategies. Also joining the team are Martijn De Vree and Frank Cooke, who will report to Morris. Martijn joins from Insight Investment, where he was a senior solutions expert, and Frank joins from Mercer in Hong Kong, where he served as a senior investment consultant. Martijn and Frank are based in London.
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