Aristotle, a collective group of independent advisers, has appointed Will Averill as Director of Institutional Sales.
Averill will primarily serve Aristotle’s growing client base on the East Coast and will be based in Boston. He will report to Ranjit Sufi, Managing Director, Institutional Sales and Marketing.]
“Will Averill will be a valuable asset to our team as we continue to build our nationwide presence,” says Sufi. “We formed Aristotle Capital Boston earlier this year and he will play a key role in working closely with our institutional clients and consultants in the Northeast and across the country.”
Averill, who most recently was with Loomis, Sayles & Company, brings almost two decades of investment industry experience to Aristotle along with deep relationships he has built within the institutional and consultant community.
“I was attracted by the caliber of Aristotle’s senior leadership, the independent, employee-owned culture, its strong commitment to ethics, and the steps it has taken over the past year to expand its investment platform, broaden its distribution channels, and hire key investment talent,” says Averill. “Aristotle has created a unique entity that aligns the interests of its clients and employees with a common goal of achieving the best long-term results. I look forward to working with the team to enhance Aristotle’s brand recognition and grow its client base.”
Prior to joining Aristotle, Averill was a Vice President of Institutional Services at Loomis, Sayles, where he was charged with growing assets in the US public funds sector. Before working at Loomis, Sayles, he served as Director of Institutional Services at Intercontinental, a private equity real estate firm, where he was responsible for institutional sales, service and consultant relations. His prior experience also includes stints as a principal in institutional sales at State Street Global Advisors, focusing on the public fund marketplace and at Mellon Bank as a Global Trust Accountant.