Munro Partners has appointed Jeremy Gibson to the newly created role of Portfolio Manager.
He will be responsible for championing stock ideas and managing positions within the Munro Global Growth Fund, reporting to Nick Griffin, Chief Investment Officer at Munro.
Mr Gibson joins Munro from his position as Senior Investment Manager at Pictet Asset Management in London, one of the leading independent asset managers in Europe, where he worked for 10 years. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a postgraduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investments from Securities Institute of Australia together with the U.K. IMC (Investment Management Certificate). He holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics & Finance) from RMIT University.
Ronald Calvert, CEO of Munro, said Mr Gibson is a highly qualified investment professional who brings global, institutional fund manager experience to the role.
“Jeremy adds great depth and breadth of experience to our business, in particular to the team’s “buy side” expertise. He has extensive background in long/short investment strategies and most recently was focused on Asian markets which will be especially valuable,” Mr Calvert said.
Mr Gibson will be based in Munro’s head office at 80 Collins Street, Melbourne and joins Nick Griffin, Ronald Calvert, Jonathan Spensley, James Tsinidis and Kieran Moore as part of the Munro Partners team.
Munro Partners is an independent global absolute return equity manager based in Melbourne. The Munro Global Growth Fund, launched in August 2016 and has grown to over $80m in funds under management, invests in international listed equities deploying a long/short strategy. The Fund is index unaware, aiming for meaningful absolute returns through the investment cycle, whilst maintaining a capital preservation mindset.
Grant Samuel Funds Management Pty Limited ABN 14 125 715 004 AFSL 317587 (‘GSFM’) has a distribution arrangement with Munro to represent their products in the Australia and New Zealand markets.