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LGT Capital Partners to further strengthen investment capabilities in emerging and frontier markets

LGT Capital Partners (LGT CP) announced today that it will expand its capabilities and enhance its offering for sovereign strategies in emerging and especially in frontier markets by adding a Nordic team of six experienced professionals with a long-standing track record to the fixed income competence center.

Pfaeffikon, 22 February 2021. With this addition, LGT CP will enlarge its capabilities and offering for fixed income strategies in emerging and frontier markets, which is regarded as a highly attractive asset class, especially given the current low yield environment. The six professionals joining LGT CP have been investing in emerging market and frontier market sovereign strategies as a team with a proven track record based on profound experience over multiple market cycles. Their long-term investment views as well as their approach to systematic integration of ESG into the investment process is an excellent fit with LGT CP’s investment beliefs.

Strong institutional platform allows for growth

As a provider of skill-based investment solutions with a long-term investment horizon as well as a strong focus on ESG integration, LGT Capital Partners looks forward to providing a platform for the team to execute their investment approach and scale their solutions globally. “We are pleased that these experienced professionals have decided to join our platform. As a long-standing investor in the asset class, we are convinced of the quality of the team, their consistent investment strategy and their disciplined investment style. Furthermore, we can provide our global institutional investor base with additional attractive investment opportunities going forward,” explains Pius Fritschi, Managing Partner LGT Capital Partners.

LGT Capital Partners

LGT Capital Partners is a leading alternative investment specialist with over USD 70 billion in assets under management and more than 550 institutional clients in 41 countries. An international team of over 550 professionals is responsible for managing a wide range of investment programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Since 2003, LGT Capital Partners has been encouraging the integration of ESG in its offering and its promotion in the financial industry. In 2008, the firm was one of the first signatories of the UN PRI, since 2018 LGT Capital Partners further engages with PRI as a member of its Board. Headquartered in Pfaeffikon (SZ), Switzerland, the firm has offices in New York, Dublin, London, Paris, Vaduz, Frankfurt am Main, Dubai, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Sydney.

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