VIENNA and LONDON, January 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Cristobal Mendez de Vigo y zu Loewenstein (42) joined C-QUADRAT's management team on January 1, 2015. Cristobal Mendez de Vigo will serve as the Group's CFO and also handle business development and M&A activities. In these functions, he will in particular support the further international growth of C-QUADRAT.
Cristobal Mendez de Vigo has vast experience in the global asset management business. After several years at Dresdner Asset Management and Allianz Global Investors where he was initially responsible for strategic planning for the entire Asia Pacific region and subsequently served as CEO of Allianz Global Investors in Australia. He then joined the British investment company F&C, where he was Group Head of Distribution and Business Development. From September 2011 he served as a Managing Partner of the M&A specialist Blulicap in London. In this role, he supervised C-QUADRAT's acquisition of the London asset manager BCM.
C-QUADRAT founder and management board member Alexander Schütz comments: "Over the next few years C-QUADRAT will continue its strategy of internationalisation encompassing Asia, the Middle East and South America. Cristobal Mendez de Vigo has the necessary expertise to actively support us on this path. He already knows the C-QUADRAT Group very well from our acquisition of C-QUADRAT Asset Management (UK) LLP in London (previously BCM & Partners LLP). C-QUADRAT's entire management team is delighted to have gained Cristobal as a top-class appointment."
C-QUADRAT is an asset manager specializing in quantitative and discretionary absolute and total return strategies. The company was established in 1991. It has been listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt stock exchange since 2006 and since May 2008 on the Vienna stock exchange. Both institutional clients and private investors rely on its expertise. With offices in Vienna, London, Frankfurt, Geneva and Yerevan and sales activities in 19 countries, C-QUADRAT is active throughout Europe and Asia.
SOURCE C-QUADRAT Investment AG