London, 20 June 2022: Newton Investment Management Group (“Newton”), part of BNY Mellon Investment Management, has today announced that it has appointed Christopher Nichols FIA as Head of Client Solutions.
In this newly created role, Christopher will help to build out Newton’s solutions business, which takes advantage of the thematic, fundamental, quantitative and environmental, social and governance insights of Newton’s multi-dimensional research capabilities. Additionally, Christopher will initiate and contribute to strategic relationships with key institutional clients. He will report to Julian Lyne, Chief Commercial Officer.
Christopher brings more than two decades of experience in the investment management sector, principally in the development and commercialisation of investment solutions for institutional and wholesale clients. He began his career at Standard Life in 1991 and joins Newton having spent 17 years at Aberdeen Standard Investments (“ASI” now Abrdn) where he was most recently Global Head of Multi-Asset Investment Specialists. Christopher was responsible for leading a team of investment professionals focused on the design, development and commercialisation of ASI’s multi-asset client offering.
Julian Lyne, Chief Commercial Officer at Newton Investment Management, commented: “We’re excited that Christopher has joined the Newton team. He brings a tremendous amount of experience and pedigree to this role which will be integral in driving forward our intermediary and institutional channels.
In Christopher we have found a true product development specialist with an extensive understanding of the opportunities and demands in the intermediary and institutional markets. His skill set is highly complementary to our existing team and will ensure Newton remains a leader in those markets. I look forward to working with Christopher to build on our compelling wealth and institutional offerings, ensuring that we continue to innovate and offer the most relevant solutions to our clients.”
We’re excited that Christopher has joined the Newton team. He brings a tremendous amount of experience and pedigree to this role which will be integral in driving forward our intermediary and institutional channels.Julian Lyne, Chief Commercial Officer
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About Newton Investment Management Group
Newton Investment Management Group” is a corporate brand which refers to the following group of affiliated companies: Newton Investment Management Limited (NIM) and Newton Investment Management North America LLC (NIMNA). In the United Kingdom, NIM is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA’), 12 Endeavour Square, London, E20 1JN, in the conduct of investment business. Registered in England no. 01371973. NIM and NIMNA are both registered as investment advisors with the Securities & Exchange Commission (‘SEC’) to offer investment advisory services in the United States. NIM and NIMNA’s investment businesses in the United States is described in Form ADV, Part 1 and 2, which can be obtained from the SEC.gov website or obtained upon request. Both firms are indirect subsidiaries of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (“BNY Mellon”).
Newton Investment Management Group provides discretionary and non-discretionary investment advice to institutional clients, including US and global pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, registered mutual funds, other pooled investment vehicles and other institutions. Its current office locations include London, Boston, New York and San Francisco.
Assets under management estimated as $130.9bn USD / £99.4bn GBP as at 31 March 2022, including combined assets managed by Newton Investment Management Limited and Newton Investment Management North America LLC. In addition, AUM for Newton Investment Management Group includes assets of bank-maintained collective investment funds for which NIM or NIMNA has been appointed sub-advisor, where Newton Investment Management Group personnel act as dual officers of affiliated companies and assets of wrap fee account(s) for which Newton Investment Management Group provides sub-advisory services to the primary manager of the wrap program.
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