Hermes Investment Management (“Hermes”), the £30.6 billion manager committed to delivering holistic returns – outcomes for its clients that go far beyond the financial, has today announced that it has appointed Andrew Jackson as Head of Fixed Income, reporting to Eoin Murray, Head of Investment.
Based in London, Andrew will be responsible for leading the strategic development of the Credit and Direct Lending investment teams, and developing a multi-asset credit offering capable of accessing all areas of the global credit markets for pension funds and other long-term institutional investors. As a member of senior management, Andrew will also sit on the Hermes Strategy Group, contributing to the effective development of the business.
With nearly 25 years of investment experience, Andrew joins from Cairn Capital where he was Chief Investment Officer, Head of Investment Committee & Senior Member of the Executive Management Committee. In this role, Andrew was responsible for the development of the Asset Management business, encompassing the design of new products as well as managing the investment team, which included strategy, portfolio management and research. He was previously Vice President, European Credit Structuring at Bank of America, and has held roles with Fitch Ratings and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics & Theoretical Physics from Kings College London.
Eoin Murray, Head of Investment, Hermes Investment Management, said: “Andrew has extensive in-depth industry knowledge and experience in managing global Credit and Fixed Income products using an active management style. Moreover, he has a credible, structured investment process and an excellent investment track record, making him a great fit with Hermes’ long term, active investment style. His appointment underlines the commitment the business has to providing innovative, fixed income solutions to investors currently struggling with a world of low yields.”
Andrew Jackson, Head of Fixed Income, Hermes Investment Management, said: “I have watched Hermes operate at an extremely high level, becoming a market leader with its Credit and Private Debt offerings. It is with great enthusiasm that I join such a dynamic business and look forward to working with the teams to ensure that we continue to develop investment solutions for long-term investors.”