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Voth Nixon Group Appoints New Head of Risk Management and Quantitative Research
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Voth Nixon Group Appoints New Head of Risk Management and Quantitative Research

Voth Nixon Group, the global asset management company, has announced today the appointment of Quentin Heywood as Managing Director of Risk Management and Quantitative Research.

An industry veteran, Quentin has joined the company to lead its Risk Management and Quantitative Research department. Based in the company’s corporate headquarters in Hong-Kong, Mr. Heywood will also assume the role of member of the Investment and Portfolio Management Advisory Committee and will be responsible for supervising all risk features within the extensive range of Voth Nixon Group’s funds and portfolios. His evaluation of risks includes the qualitative and quantitative inputs to the Voth Nixon Group investment approach. Mr. Heywood will also be responsible for producing quantitative research on fundamental funds and portfolio analysis to help the fund selections, supervising and portfolio design processes.

Mr. Heywood has 18 years of experience within the investment and asset management industry, and spent 7 years at Pantheon Ventures where, as Principal Manager of Portfolio Risk Analysis, he oversaw portfolio design and investment risk management. Prior to this he has served as Vice-President of Industry Research at Welford Group where he was responsible with tracking the performance rates of niche segment enterprises. Earlier in his career Mr. Heywood has held a number of regulatory roles at several private equity firms.

Ludwig Voth, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Voth Nixon Group, said: “We are glad to welcome Quentin to Voth Nixon Group, who brings with him extensive knowledge and experience in terms of corporate level risk management. At Voth Nixon Group we have a very client oriented investment approach and risk management represents one of the core features of our investment strategy. Our investment efforts have been continuously evolving since our inception, so much so that risk management is just as important as delivering returns. We approach all investments from a qualitative point of view with important input from our world-class research teams in order to ensure the strong performance of all of our funds across all principal asset classes”.

Commenting on his recent appointment, Quentin Heywood said: “I am very glad to have joined Voth Nixon Group, a company that I have followed for many years and who’s reputation is well known in our line of business, from the caliber of its people to the efficiency of its strategies and solid performance. I am looking forward to advancing and developing Voth Nixon Group’s risk management systems and processes and to work to the best of my abilities to ensure our clients’ success”.

About Voth Nixon Group

VOTH NIXON GROUP is a global asset administration group, managing capital for both institutional and retail investors across the world. Our aim is to provide solid fund performance across various asset types in which we know we have a viable competitive edge. At VOTH NIXON GROUP your goals are important to us.
Address: International Commerce Center (ICC Tower), 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong.

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