The group has appointed Adam Rawling as quantitative research analyst and Jon Messer as portfolio manager. Rawling joins from IBM where he was a finance consultant, while Messer joins from Brooks MacDonald where he was an investment manager.
In addition, quantitative research analyst James Saunders has been promoted to deputy head of investment and head of investment Jim Kean has been made Tatton’s first chief economist.
In his new role, Saunders will lead the fund research process in addition to his quantitative research responsibilities, while Kean will provide analysis on global economic activity and capital markets.
Tatton chief executive and chief investment officer Lothar Mentel (pictured) said: “I am very pleased with the growth of the business and it’s the right time to expand our research and strategic capabilities to reflect our future growth plans.
“The expansion into bespoke portfolios and the increase in assets within our blended funds has created the need for greater reach and it’s a reflection of the strength of our team that we can resource our team both through internal promotions and external recruitment.”
In a press release, Tatton said it is also recruiting a fund manager research analyst and an investment strategist that will be announced in due course.
In June, the firm reported Mifid II and low fees helped its AUM grow 24.5% during the year to the end of March 2019.