ATLANTA, March 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- RidgeWorth International Ltd. is pleased to announce the hiring of Barry Keane as Managing Director, European Institutional Sales for RidgeWorth International Ltd.
Working together with RidgeWorth Investments' existing institutional sales and client service teams in the United States and United Kingdom, Keane will focus on direct institutional sales and marketing of RidgeWorth's entire product suite across Europe.
"Our increased growth in international markets is an exceptional development and venture for the RidgeWorth product line," said Ashi S. Parikh, RidgeWorth Investments Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. "The development of our strategic global initiative, and the hiring of Rahul Shah in 2015 and now Barry Keane, signifies our continued progress in delivering excellence to our clients in the U.S. and abroad."
RidgeWorth International, based on Regent Street in London, is the first international venture for the investment management firm. RidgeWorth Investments provides investors a collection of institutional asset management boutiques, each with a well-defined approach and all with unwavering commitments to exceptional performance. RidgeWorth and its boutiques collectively manage approximately $37.7 billion in assets as of December 31, 2015.
"We are pleased to have Barry join our team. This expansion positions RidgeWorth Investments as a global leader and further demonstrates our commitment to serving investors with the necessary solutions to achieve their investment objectives," said Jim Stueve, RidgeWorth Investments President and Head of Global Distribution.
Keane most recently served as the Head of Institutional Business Development at Alliance Trust Investments. In that capacity, he was primarily responsible for the development of institutional business strategy, product development, client management and global distribution across the institutional market. Previously, he held other senior institutional sales positions at BlackRock Investment Management.
Keane earned an M.B.A. from the University of Durham, UK, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and English from the University of Galway.
About RidgeWorth Investments
RidgeWorth Investments, a global investment management firm headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with $37.7 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2015, offers investors access to a select group of boutique investment managers and subadvisers. RidgeWorth wholly owns three boutiques: Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Seix Investment Advisors LLC and Silvant Capital Management LLC, and holds a minority ownership in Zevenbergen Capital Investments LLC. WCM Investment Management and Capital Innovations, LLC serve as subadvisers to the RidgeWorth Funds. Through these six investment managers, RidgeWorth offers a wide variety of fixed income and equity disciplines, providing investment management services to a growing client base that includes institutional, individual and high net worth investors. In addition, RidgeWorth wholly owns RidgeWorth International Ltd. (FRN 673689). RidgeWorth International Ltd. is an Appointed Representative of Mirabella Advisers LLP (FRN 606792), which is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. For more information about RidgeWorth, its boutiques and its subadvisers, visit www.ridgeworth.com.
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