Mirabaud Asset Management has announced that Ken Nicholson will be joining in September to run European small and mid cap equity portfolios.
Nicholson previously was investment director for smaller companies at Standard Life Investments from 2001, and ran the Standard Life Investments European Smaller Companies fund between 2007-14.
Mirabaud has also said that is has hired Trevor Fitzgerald to work on the small and mid cap team with Nicholson. Fitzgerald was previously at Credit Suisse, responsible for pan-European small and mid cap equity sales.
Paul Boughton, head of sales and marketing for the UK and Northern Europe, said: “Mirabaud is delighted to have attracted Ken and Trevor to join the firm. They are well regarded in the market and will be an excellent addition to the existing stable of talent we have built over the past few years. In addition to many other strategies, we are also well known for our expertise in small and mid cap equities in the Swiss and Spanish markets; to have this strategy in our fund range is a natural evolution.”
Mirabaud AM has offices in Paris, London, Montreal, Barcelona, Zurich and Geneva and some CHF8.5bn of assets.