Insight appoints head of business development for liquid alternatives
Institutional asset manager Insight Investment has appointed Svein Floden as head of business development for liquid alternatives in the Americas.
Based in New York, he will report to Philip Anker, global head of distribution at Insight.
Floden (pictured) will be responsible for developing products and implementing a distribution plan for Insight’s liquid alternatives, total return and absolute return products across the Americas.
Floden joins Insight from Deutsche Bank Asset and Wealth Management where he has spent the past 14 years, most recently as head of hedge fund sales and marketing for wealth management Americas and director of institutional alternatives distribution, Latin America. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Floden was a member of the Latin America group at Citigroup’s Private Bank in New York.
Anker says: “I am delighted to welcome Svein to Insight. We have been developing our investment offering to meet the increasingly global demands of our institutional and wholesale clients. Svein’s wide-ranging experience in building and expanding hedge fund platforms and in distributing alternative investment products in this region will enable him to play a broad and strategic role in the development of Insight in the Americas.”
Floden says: “Insight has established an impressive reputation in the UK and Europe for delivering client-focused, outcome-oriented investment solutions. Our business is at the forefront of developing new ways of investing. Joining the team in New York as the firm builds on its franchise in the region and continues its evolution as a truly global investment business is an exciting prospect. I very much look forward to working with Philip and his team and to playing a part in the next chapter of the development of Insight.”
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