Kempen boosts fiduciary team with Arif Saad
Arif will sit in the London-based Investment Strategy team within Kempen’s Client Solutions division, which is focused on delivering best-in-class fiduciary management to institutional investors.
He will be responsible for advising British pension schemes on the management of their bespoke strategic and dynamic investment strategies, and the oversight of their asset-liability risks.
Arif brings over 12 years of experience in fiduciary management. He comes from Legal & General Investment Management, where he most recently worked as fiduciary manager. Prior to this, he was an advisor to trustees of pension schemes within Mercer’s investment consulting business.
Andre Keijsers, Managing Director at Kempen UK, comments: “We are happy to welcome Arif on board. His appointment enriches our diverse and well-rounded talent pool, and adds further depth and competence to our innovative UK Investment Strategy team led by Nikesh Patel. Arif and the other recent additions to our team raise the quality and dimension of our fiduciary management services in the UK.”
Nikesh Patel, Head of Investment Strategy at Kempen UK: comments: “We are delighted that Arif is joining Kempen. His expertise and drive fit in perfectly with the team. His appointment reflects the firm’s continued commitment to growth in the UK market. We expect a significant increase in the tender opportunities as a result of the CMA, with this hire we are confident to have the resources in place to meet the growing demand for our fiduciary services.”
About Kempen Capital Management Kempen Capital Management is a specialist asset manager with a focused approach and a clear investment philosophy. We believe in long-term stewardship for our clients and other stakeholders. Kempen provides sustainable returns, fiduciary management services, manager selection, portfolio construction and monitoring, alongside a number of actively-managed investment strategies. As of 30 June 2019, Kempen Capital Management had a total of €72.7 billion in client assets under management.
Kempen Capital Management, part of Van Lanschot Kempen, is a specialist and independent wealth manager. Kempen Capital Management NV is licensed as a manager of various UCITS and AIFs and authorised to provide investment services and as such is subject to supervision by the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.