Kames Capital strengthens equity team
Kames Capital has further strengthened its equity capabilities with the appointment of Matt Harding.
Harding joins the team as an investment analyst focussing on North American equities, reporting to Marcus Chandler, Kames’ head of North American equities.
As part of his role Harding will research and make recommendations for North American companies and opportunities to Kames’ North American and Global equity desks.
Harding has over 10-years industry experience and joins Kames from the restructuring team at global consultancy Zolfo Cooper, where he conducted independent business reviews and advised major UK lenders. He was also responsible for case management of corporate insolvencies, negotiations for sale of businesses and asset realisation strategies to maximise returns to creditors. Prior to that Harding also worked at RBS and Deloitte in corporate recovery.
Chandler says: ‘Matt joins us as an analyst on the North American Equities desk where he will be contributing to idea generation for our North American portfolios as well as our global equity mandates. As a chartered banker and chartered accountant, Matt’s analytical skills will help us identify opportunities and generate stock ideas across our various portfolios.’