DJE poaches Carmignac country chief

German boutique asset manager DJE Kapital has poached Michael Schütt from French asset manager Carmignac, appointing him to head of distribution. In his role, Schütt will join the firm’s management board, and will be in charge of the distribution of mutual funds and ‘spezialfonds’ for institutional investors, as well as having a hand in the firm’s marketing and public relations. In total, the firm offers 10 funds, with a focus on European equities (both national and region-wide). He will report directly to Ulrich Kaffarnik, DJE Kapital’s board member in charge of institutional investors and investment funds, and managing director of DJE’s Luxembourg-based office. Schütt spent two years at Carmignac as head of Germany and Austria. Previously, he held a number of roles with major financial services firms, including Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup Germany, Invesco and BNY Mellon. DJE Kapital manages assets €10 billion as of June 30 2016. The firm was a founding member of the German Association of Independent Asset Managers. ©2016 funds europe

Executive Interviews

INTERVIEW: ‘It is what it is’

Dec 22, 2016

Jeff Conway, regional chief executive for State Street, talks to David Stevenson about regulation and how the firm will handle the challenge of tech disruption.

MASHREQ CAPITAL INTERVIEW: A new direction

Dec 22, 2016

The new chief executive of Mashreq Capital talks to George Mitton about fund launches, management style and why he is the right person for the job.

Roundtables

SEC LENDING ROUNDTABLE: Both a borrower and a lender be

Jan 11, 2017

Industry heavyweights, including agent lenders, discuss issues affecting the securities lending sector such as regulation and the types of collateral being used.

EMERGING MARKETS ROUNDTABLE: The re-emergence

Jan 03, 2017

2016 was the year emerging markets returned to the spotlight, as they regained ground since the 2012 sell-off. Funds Europe asked our panel if this appetite will persist in 2017.