Multi-boutique appoints a private management manager


Warakirri Asset Management has been hired by UBS for the newly created position of Head of Private Management.

Ben Williams led the wholesale coverage at the Swiss bank for more than four years. He was previously National Director, Retail at Lazard Asset Management and Director at BlackRock for 10 years.

In his new role, Williams will report to Warakirri’s head of distribution, Stuart Devlin, and focus on growing the company’s private wealth management channel in New South Wales and Queensland.

“We are delighted to have someone of Ben’s caliber and seniority join our team as we continue to develop Warakirri’s relationships with family offices, financial advisory firms and high net worth clients,” said the Director. General of Warakirri, Jim McKay.

“Ben’s strong network, coupled with his extensive experience in key facets of the consulting market, platform space and product solutions, will help us strengthen our relationships with our core client groups and our capabilities. fund management and agriculture. “

Williams joins the suite Promotion of Tim Lang to Research Relations Manager. Warakirri is currently recruiting for another Distribution Person in Melbourne.

“Ben is joining us at an exciting time for Warakirri. Our new global emerging markets strategy, managed by our investment partner Northcape Capital, has already received a recommended rating from two of Australia’s leading research houses and has secured several key platform and managed account positions, ”Devlin mentioned.

“And our Australian small-cap fund managed by Flinders Investment Partners is also growing, with an excellent long-term performance history, which has more than tripled in size since Warakirri acquired its stake in the company in mid-year. last. . “


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