MarkhamRae to grow their Distribution team due to their expanding client base and success of their investment strategies.

MarkhamRae is pleased to announce that Peter Davies has joined our Distribution team. During his time at Man Group, Peter was joint head of GLG’s investment marketing team. Prior to this he ran discretionary portfolios for Consulta, a London based family office. Peter began his career with Deutsche Bank as a credit trader and is a CFA charter holder.

Kerry Duffain, Head of Distribution commented – “Peter joins us at an exciting time, when we are expanding into new markets. He brings outstanding technical skills together with a deep knowledge of absolute return strategies and we are delighted to welcome him to the company.”

Peter Davies, Business Development Manager – “I am delighted to be joining the Distribution team at such an exciting stage in the company’s development. MarkhamRae’s specialist strategies target returns that are truly market agnostic and have delivered valuable performance. The approach to investing and client engagement sets the firm apart, and I look forward to working towards its continued growth.”

About MarkhamRae

MarkhamRae is an absolute return manager. Our clients are corporate and local authority pension funds, insurance companies and family offices located around the world, currently in the UK, European and Canada. For more information visit our website MarkhamRae LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is a signatory of the Hedge Fund Standards Board and the UNPRI.

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Focus on absolute return: capital preservation is at the heart of what we do.
Experienced team with long tenure.

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