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Equity Trustees has appointed Jean Dieudonne as senior equities analyst within the asset management team. Mr Dieudonne will be based in Melbourne and report to Paul Kasian, head of asset management.

Within the role, Mr Dieudonne will support Dr Kasian, providing a depth of knowledge and experience to the team which will include research and analysis into Australian and internationally-listed companies as well as input into various facets of the investment decision-making process.

“As we focus on growing our equity business which includes the recruitment of strong analysts, we are thrilled to have Jean join the team. He brings energy, experience and a unique perspective to the business,” says Dr Kasian.

“His appointment is part of Equity Trustee’s commitment to pursuing an organisational growth strategy along with expanding and deepening its equities strategies and solutions. An experienced and competent team is an important factor in ensuring that the business can meet and maintain its clients’ expectations and wealth portfolios over a long-term investment horizon.”

Mr Dieudonne joins Equity Trustees from JCP Investment Partners in Melbourne where he worked as a senior research analyst within the industrial sector from 2005 to 2014.

He also offers over nine years’ experience in funds management, management consulting and corporate experience including London-based roles at LEK Consulting, Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury’s.

Jean has an MBA from Northwestern University-Kellogg School of Management (Chicago, USA).

About Equity Trustees:  Equity Trustees (EQT) 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.

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 For further information, please contact:

Paul Kasian – Phone: (03) 8623 5226

 14 January 2015