Specialist global fixed income asset managers, Rogge Global Partners (Rogge), has teamed up with Alfi Partners, a third party marketer.
The new venture will be called Alfi Rogge Partners and will develop and service its business in French-speaking Europe and capitalise on the growing demand in the region for global fixed income.
Rogge has recently grown its business in Liability-Driven Investment (LDI) and has gained significant wins with a unique enhanced passive approach in Investment Grade Credit. While Rogge is well known for creating tailor-made portfolios for its clients, the 112 person firm also offers a range of pooled funds covering its major strategies.
Commenting on the joint venture, Olaf Rogge, Senior Partner, CEO and co-CIO of Rogge Global Partners, said: ”Alfi was an obvious choice for us due to the company’s strong track record in working with best-of-breed asset managers and helping them to grow their business in the region.”
Eric Bonneville and Francois Defferriere, founders of Alfi Partners, said: “Our joint venture will bring this expertise to French-speaking Europe, and provide local representation in keeping with Rogge’s commitment to bespoke client service.”
Rogge was founded in 1984 and is established in the industry as one of the forerunners in specialist global fixed income management. It has offices in London, New York, Singapore and Frankfurt as well as a long established joint venture with Tokio Marine Asset Management in Tokyo. The firm’s sole focus and area of expertise lie within the fixed income arena. All of its resources are dedicated to providing bespoke global fixed income investment management as well as a managing a range of UCITS IV funds to a diverse global institutional client base. Rogge’s total assets under management as of 31st December 2011 are $45bn (€35bn).
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