Aquila Capital bolsters quant team with new hire
Hamburg-based alternative investment firm raids global equity managers AXA Rosenberg for senior fund manager.
by Chris Sloley on Apr 11, 2012 at 09:42
Alternative investment specialist Aquila Capital added to the experience on its quant-driven strategies with the appointment of a senior fund manager.
The company, which is best known for its Risk Parity, quant-driven funds, has hired Armin Gudat from AXA Rosenberg – a specialist global equity subsidiary of AXA Investment Managers.
Gudat has over 20 years’ experience as a portfolio manager. At AXA Rosenberg, he ran money on behalf institutional clients in Germany, central Europe and the Middle East.
During his career, Gudat has worked across a range of asset classes, including equities, fixed income, currencies, asset allocation and hedge funds.
Prior to joining AXA Rosenberg, Gudat held various roles at key German banks, such as Dresdner Bank and Westfalenbank, as well as at asset management firms, including WestCapital, Quorum Capital Management and WestLB Asset Management (UK) Ltd.
Commenting on the appointment, Roman Rosslenbroich, founder and chief executive officer of Aquila Capital, said: ‘This appointment underlines our commitment to driving further growth across our quantitative product family by expanding the breadth of our established team of investment experts.’
Aquila has over 80 investment specialists based at its headquarters in Hamburg, as well at regional offices in Frankfurt and Zurich and in the group’s Luxembourg-based structuring arm Alceda Fund Management.
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