Mr Anniss brings more than 15 years’ investment experience to his new role, joining from M&G Investments where he was a Director and Fund Manager within the company’s equities team, responsible for its European Select Fund and European Smaller Companies Fund as well as managing segregated global ex. US equities portfolios for institutional clients.
In his new role, Mr Anniss will be responsible for expanding UBP’s European Equities investment offering and developing a new European Small- and Mid-Cap offering to complement the team’s existing range of Equity and Equity Income strategies.
Commenting on the appointment of Charles Anniss, Scott Meech, Co-Head – Pan European Equity, said: “We are absolutely delighted that Charles is joining us. His extensive experience and considerable knowledge will be highly complementary to our existing skill set. This appointment is a significant step forward in the development of UBP’s European Equity franchise.”
“Charles’ approach and philosophy is closely aligned with those of UBP. He will enable us to extend the product range into this important space and will work with us to improve our research capability”, adds Mikael Lok, Co-CEO of UBP Asset Management.