20 June 2013
Mr Douglas will report to Man CEO, Emmanuel Roman, and will have responsibility for the Australian business which includes giving local and international investors access to Man’s range of products, including the suite of quantitative AHL strategies, the range of GLG alternative and long-only discretionary strategies and FRM, Man’s fund of hedge fund offering.
Mr Douglas, an Australian, joined Man directly from JP Morgan London where he spent the past five years working in the Chief Investment Office as Managing Director responsible for all Foreign Exchange and Emerging Markets. With a financial markets career of over 27 years he has worked at a number of leading investment firms, including Bankers Trust.
Emmanuel (“Manny”) Roman said:
“Jamie’s extensive global investment and financial advisory experience, including a deep knowledge and understanding of Asian markets, will ensure that Man’s Australian investors have access to our full range of alternative products and strategies.
“We see Australia as an integral part of the Asian growth story. Jamie will continue to build our retail and institutional business in this highly attractive market, including establishing an on the ground portfolio management business.”