Latitude Investment Management, the investment boutique founded by Freddie Lait in 2016, is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Robins as Head of Institutional Clients.
Alex brings 18 years of industry experience to the firm. Prior to joining Latitude Investment Management, he was Senior Product Manager at Sarasin & Partners LLP, and before this he spent 13 years at J.P. Morgan Asset Management as a Client Portfolio Manager.
The appointment follows a successful 2017 for Latitude Investment Management. Since the firm’sinception in November 2016 the Horizon Fund has returned 11%, a compound return of 8%, resulting in first quartile performance against its peers and substantially ahead of inflation at c.2.5%. The assets under management at the firm have more than trebled over the same period.
Freddie Lait, CIO and Founder of Latitude Investment Management, said: “We are pleased that Alex has joined the team. We’ve been impressed with the demand from investors since we launched,and Alex’s appointment will continue to build on this recent momentum. I am certain that his extensive experience will prove highly beneficial to Latitude over the years to come.”
Alex Robins commented: “I’m delighted to be joining the team at Latitude. In a world of low returns and high volatility, the fund’s absolute return strategy is an exciting prospect for institutional investors.”
Latitude was founded in April 2016 to provide long only investment strategies for institutional and private wealth investors. The Horizon Fund charges a 1% management fee and no performance fee.