Syz Asset Management (Syz AM), the institutional asset management division of the Syz Group, has announced the appointment of Hartwig Kos (pictured) as co-head of the Multi Asset team as of 15 October.
Working alongside Fabrizio Quirighetti, he will also serve as vice-CIO of Syz Asset Management.
Based in London, Hartwig Kos will contribute with his experience in active allocation strategies to the team of 7 people and will take over the management of the Oyster Multi Asset Diversified fund as lead manager, while Quirighetti and his team in Geneva will manage the Oyster Multi Asset Absolute Return EUR and Oyster Absolute Return GBP and Fixed Income strategies.
Before joining Syz AM, Hartwig was a Director in the Global Multi Asset Group at Baring Asset Management, where he was responsible for managing the Baring Euro Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund. He was also the Co-Manager of the Baring Dynamic Emerging Market Fund.
Commenting on the appointment, Katia Coudray, CEO of Syz Asset Management, said: “I am pleased to have hired Hartwig Kos. He is an investment professional who is highly respected by his peers and his renowned experience in active allocation management adds value to our fund management team.”