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Mani Papakonstantinos has joined Equity Trustees Limited’s (EQT) funds distribution business as key account manager, with responsibility for further building EQT’s relationships with financial advisers in Victoria and West Australia.

Mr Papakonstantinos joins from AMP where he was investment research manager. He has also worked at AXA Australia as investment research analyst and business development consultant, and at ANZ as a financial planner.

David Myers, head of sales at EQT, says that Mr Papakonstantinos’ broad range of experience in the financial services industry was particularly attractive.

“Mani brings a great wealth of technical investment knowledge to the role, with insight across all asset classes, as well as asset allocation and creating portfolio solutions for advisers.

“In the ever-changing financial planning environment, EQT believes that providing a high level of support and assistance to financial planners is crucial. Mani will be instrumental in ensuring we continue to provide the highest quality service to advisers,” Mr Myers said.

Mr Papakonstantinos holds a master of applied finance from Macquarie University, Melbourne, a bachelor of law/economics (majoring in finance) from La Trobe University, and a diploma in financial planning from Kaplan.

EQT Funds Management is a business unit of listed financial services company Equity Trustees Limited (EQT) that has formed alliances with award-winning boutique managers and recognised global managers to distribute and support a range of managed funds.  These include Equity Trustees Asset Management, SG Hiscock & Company, PIMCO and Dundas Global Investors.

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For more information please contact:

Lisa Barp – General Manager Marketing
Phone: 03 8623 5396

18 February 2014