Simon Brooks has joined LV= Asset Management (LVAM) as principle fund manager within the multi-manager and fund selection team.
Brooks joins LVAM from Skandia, where he worked with the multi-asset and alternatives team.
Prior to working at Skandia, he was a senior fund manager and part of the founding multi-manager team at Solus.
Brooks will report to Tom Caddick, head of multi-manager and fund selection, who joined LVAM in December.
The multi-manager team has already set up two funds since late 2007 and Brooks will be assisting the team in expanding their offering in 2008.
Commenting on the appointment, Caddick says: “I am very pleased to have someone of Simon’s calibre and experience join the team. Having known Simon for a number of years I am confident he will make a significant contribution to our ambitious plans to grow the multi-manager function and to LVAM as a whole”
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