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Vontobel AM poaches UBS expert for top multi-asset role

Vontobel AM poaches UBS expert for top multi-asset role

Vontobel has named Gregor Hirt from rival firm UBS to serve as its head of multi-asset solutions, the firm has announced.

He will join the company in July and become part of the investment committee at the firm.

Hirt was previously at UBS Global Asset Management where he was CIO of global investment solutions for Europe and Switzerland. He was then named global chief strategist multi asset in 2016.

Prior to his time with UBS, Hirt served in leading roles at Schroders and Credit Suisse.

Commenting on the new hire Christophe Bernard, head of multi asset boutique at Vontobel, said: 'Gregor Hirt has an outstanding career in multi-asset investing.

'His thorough knowledge about our strategic multi-asset markets in Switzerland, Germany and Italy as well as many years of experience will help us to further optimize our multi-asset offering for our clients.'  

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