HSBC Global Asset Management (HSBC GAM) has appointed Jean-Charles Bertrand and Joe Little as global co-chief investment officers of multi-asset.
As co-CIOs, Bertrand and Little will continue to work together to further develop HSBC's Global AM's multi-asset investment capability, ensuring that it tailors its investment strategies to meet the varying needs of a wide range of clients across geographies, in a consistent and coherent way.
Little will focus mainly on the investment process, including economic and asset allocation research and investment strategy. Bertrand will focus mainly on risk budgeting, portfolio construction and fulfilment.
Both of them will report to Chris Cheetham. Bertrand will be based in Paris, and Little in London. They will retain their current roles as head of multi-asset France, and head of investment strategy.
Chris Cheetham, global CIO of HSBC Global AM said: "We have built a strong multi-asset platform with close to 60 investment professionals in 13 countries, supported by strong research and a range of proprietary decision support tools. The appointment of Bertrand and Littlewill help us further enhance our offering and ensure that we remain at the forefront of this important area."