Listed financial services company Equity Trustees Limited (EQT) has appointed Michael Kordick and Thi Doan as investment analysts within its Australian equities team, reporting to chief investment officer George Boubouras and head of equities Dr Paul Kasian.
Mr Kordick has 12 years industry experience and joins EQT from institutional asset consultant Frontier Investment Consulting, where he was an investment analyst. In this role, he was responsible for overseeing portfolio construction and investment strategies, investment processes and performance. He has also worked as an equity analyst at Diogenes Research. Michael holds a bachelor of commerce from the University of Melbourne, a masters in applied finance from Macquarie University and is also PS146 compliant.
Mr Doan has joined from boutique asset consultant Atchison Consultants, where he was an investment analyst responsible for quantitative analysis, manager selection and portfolio construction. He holds a bachelor of business (honours) degree in economics and finance from RMIT, and a master of finance from the University of Melbourne and has passed all three levels of the CFA Program.
Mr Boubouras said that the two appointments further expand the Australian equity capabilities of the EQT investment team, providing additional support to the CIO and head of equities.
“The appointments of Michael and Thi to the team will help ensure we have the resources and expertise in place to take the next step in the development and growth of EQT’s funds management capability.
“The EQT equities team now includes two portfolio managers and four investment analysts, and we intend to continue to add to our asset management capabilities as the right opportunities develop,” Mr Boubouras said.
About Equity Trustees: Equity Trustees is a publicly listed company that provides a range of financial services to corporate and private clients. Its businesses include funds management, responsible entity appointments, private client wealth management and corporate and personal superannuation.
For more information please contact:
George Boubouras – Phone: 03 8623 5363
25 September 2013