Latitude Investment Management adds new hires as the business grows

March 4, 2021

Latitude Investment Management, the investment boutique founded in 2016, is pleased to announce that Rob Scott Moncrieff and Charlie Walker have joined the investment team as equity analysts, while Freddie Ryecart has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. These appointments come as the asset manager has continued to see a steady progression of client inflows, with Assets under Management now at £210m up from £10m at launch.

Rob worked at Brewin Dolphin for five years, prior to joining Latitude, where his primary focus was covering equities in the travel, leisure and consumer sector, he is a CFA Charterholder. Charlie joined from Element Materials Technology, a global testing company backed by Bridgepoint LLP, where he worked in M&A integration and corporate finance. He previously worked as an analyst at Cavendish Corporate Finance focusing on mid-market sell-side mandates in the retail sector. He is ACA qualified.

Freddie Ryecart started his career at PwC where he spent four years auditing small to medium cap firms across various sectors including asset management, media and property. After PwC, he spent six years as the CFO of The Anthology Group, a media production and regulated investment group. In 2014 he co-founded The Cultural Capital Fund, a specialist FCA regulated media fund.

The Latitude Horizon Fund is up 12% net of fees since its launch in November 2016 despite the recent market volatility and the fund has been performing ahead of many of its peers. The Fund, and its associated strategy, have been backed by a number of high-quality investors including Witan Investment Trust.

Freddie Lait, CIO and Founder of Latitude Investment Management, said:

“We are delighted to have strengthened our investment team with these high calibre analysts as we continue to build the fund management business and deliver returns for our investors. We are also very pleased to have grown our management team, adding experience and expertise which will allow us to enhance our client offering and continue our excellent momentum.”

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Latitude Investment Management adds new hires as the business grows

March 4, 2021

Latitude Investment Management, the investment boutique founded in 2016, is pleased to announce that Rob Scott Moncrieff and Charlie Walker have joined the investment team as equity analysts, while Freddie Ryecart has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. These appointments come as the asset manager has continued to see a steady progression of client inflows, with Assets under Management now at £210m up from £10m at launch.

Rob worked at Brewin Dolphin for five years, prior to joining Latitude, where his primary focus was covering equities in the travel, leisure and consumer sector, he is a CFA Charterholder. Charlie joined from Element Materials Technology, a global testing company backed by Bridgepoint LLP, where he worked in M&A integration and corporate finance. He previously worked as an analyst at Cavendish Corporate Finance focusing on mid-market sell-side mandates in the retail sector. He is ACA qualified.

Freddie Ryecart started his career at PwC where he spent four years auditing small to medium cap firms across various sectors including asset management, media and property. After PwC, he spent six years as the CFO of The Anthology Group, a media production and regulated investment group. In 2014 he co-founded The Cultural Capital Fund, a specialist FCA regulated media fund.

The Latitude Horizon Fund is up 12% net of fees since its launch in November 2016 despite the recent market volatility and the fund has been performing ahead of many of its peers. The Fund, and its associated strategy, have been backed by a number of high-quality investors including Witan Investment Trust.

Freddie Lait, CIO and Founder of Latitude Investment Management, said:

“We are delighted to have strengthened our investment team with these high calibre analysts as we continue to build the fund management business and deliver returns for our investors. We are also very pleased to have grown our management team, adding experience and expertise which will allow us to enhance our client offering and continue our excellent momentum.”

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