Multi-Asset Review: Architas entering a new era

New chief executive

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Architas has built a successful multi-asset and multi-manager business in the UK, writes Cherry Reynard, but what challenges does it face as it begins a new era?

Since its launch in 2008, Architas has been among the most significant beneficiaries of the trend for advisers to outsource their investment selection. Under the capable stewardship of Hans Georgeson, and with the backing of the mighty Axa, the group has amassed around £24bn and has continued to see inflows even in tough times for the investment management industry.  Georgeson, possibly concluding that his work is done, has just stepped down as chief executive, to be replaced by Matthieu André, a former financial controller at the wider Axa group. He leaves a well-established team, a bro...

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