Kames Capital adds to equities team
Kames Capital has hired Robin Black as an investment manager within the firm’s Edinburgh-based equities team.
Black has 21 years’ financial services experience. He joins Kames from investment banking and financial services group Macquarie where he has worked as a managing director in the company’s Hong Kong division since 2010, responsible for global sales of Pan Asian equities. Prior to Macquarie, Black was managing director – head of Asian and Japanese sales into North America at Deutsche Bank, based in New York. Black has also held roles at Citigroup and Merrill Lynch as a director in Japanese equity sales, and at Martin Currie where he was an investment manager.
As an investment manager within the equities team at Kames, Black will be responsible for augmenting the team managing global equity mandates, with a particular focus on Japan. He will report to Stephen Adams, head of equities.
Commenting on the appointment, Adams said: “The appointment of Robin adds strength and depth to our equities team, as we look to further develop our capabilities both in the UK and in continental Europe. Robin’s extensive experience in Japanese equities in particular will allow us to strengthen our credentials in the region.”