VAM appoints former head of Driehaus Capital Management

Ridhima Sharma
VAM appoints former head of Driehaus Capital Management

VAM Funds has appointed former head of Driehaus Capital Management, Robert Gordon, as a director of both VAM Funds (Lux) and VAM Managed Funds (Lux). His appointment is subject to CSSF and shareholder approval.

Gordon is well known as a leading authority on mutual funds in the US, with previous roles including chief operating officer at ARIS Capital Management and co-president and CEO of Bank of America Capital Management, where he held responsibility for a team of 700 investment professionals.

Most recently, he was president and CEO of Driehaus Capital Management, a boutique investment house based in Chicago which manages circa $8.5bn in traditional and alternative investments.

VAM Funds currently offers a range of single strategy funds managed by Driehaus, as well as its Driehaus-advised, actively managed global equity fund.

Earlier this year, VAM Group also appointed industry veteran David Cockerton as group development director and Helen Holmes as investment director.

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