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Asian equities specialist, Coupland Cardiff Asset Management (CCAM), has added Alvin Lizarondo from Columbia Threadneedle to its sales team.Reporting to Coupland Cardiff’s CEO, Richard Cardiff, Lizarondo will be Head of Discretionary Sales.

Having joined Columbia Threadneedle on the firm’s graduate scheme, Lizarondo became a core member of the wholesale sales team and was latterly responsible for overseeing London discretionary clients. At CCAM, he will work alongside James Cameron on the UK sales team, who joined the firm in June 2018 from Aberdeen Asset Management.

The hire follows a sustained period of growth and strong performance across Coupland Cardiff’s fund range throughout 2020. The range offers Long Only strategies to investors around the world, focused on large-, mid- and small- caps, in both Asia and Japan.

Founded in 2005, CCAM has five UCITs funds and an authorised UK Investment Trust, the CC Japan Income & Growth Trust, which was the first investment trust to offer access to equity income in Japan.

With over USD4 billion in assets under management CCAM’s open-ended fund range consists of: CC Asia Alpha, CC Asia Evolution, CC Indian Subcontinent, CC Japan Alpha and CC Japan Income & Growth Funds.

Richard Cardiff, CEO of Coupland Cardiff Asset Management, says: “As a specialist investment boutique focused on Asian equities, we are keen to ensure that our staff are of the highest calibre. Alvin has some great experience, a proven track record and a deep understanding of the markets we invest in and the clients we work with.

“2020 was obviously a very difficult year for numerous reasons, however, our approach of managing capacity constrained, performance focused funds, paid off as we generated very strong returns for investors. Many of our investors recognise that Asian markets are among the fastest growing in the world. Asian equities are experiencing a sustained period of growth and, as a specialist, we believe we are perfectly placed to help investors benefit from this trend.”

Lizarondo says: “I am excited to be joining the team at CCAM. Investment prospects across Asia remain compelling and this is a great opportunity to grow with an investment house of CCAM’s pedigree and to engage with clients seeking to diversify and enhance their portfolios.”

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