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RBC Global hires Rami Salminen to boost Nordic presence

Rami_SalminenRami Salminen has been appointed to the combined business development team of RBC Global Asset Management and BlueBay Asset Management to increase their presence in the Nordics.

In his new role, the former Aquila Capital senior sales director will focus on boosting performance in the Nordic region, which includes Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland.  

Salminen will also bring experience gained from sales roles at Netherlands-based asset manager NN Investment Partners, and Sweden’s Alfred Berg Asset Management.

He will be a director, business development in a combined RBC Global Asset Management and BlueBay Asset Management business development team, reporting to BlueBay’s head of Nordics, Staffan Kampe.

Salminen will be based in Amsterdam with a focus on working with BlueBay’s fixed income clients, and the equities clients of its parent company, RBC Global, the asset management arm of Royal Bank of Canada.

It follows several other appointments in Europe in recent months aimed at reinforcing the businesses’ performance and reach on the continent.

Kampe said: “I am very pleased Rami is joining our team to strengthen our resources in the Nordic region.

“Rami’s extensive knowledge and experience of the region and the asset management industry will help us further support our clients and expand our business.”

As of December 2021, RBC Global had specialist investment teams based in seven cities across three continents, with more than $486 billion in assets under management.

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