Aviva Investors expands corporate research team

(London): Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), has appointed Max Burns as Senior Research Analyst, Industrials, within the Global Corporate Research function. He is based in London and reports to Reto Bachmann, Head of Corporate Research for the London office.

Max has over 20 years’ experience as an analyst, predominantly covering industrials and related sectors. He joins Aviva Investors from Sarasin & Partners, where he held the position of Global Thematic Analyst, with responsibility for Global Industrials, Global Autos and Global Energy. He has previously worked at AllianceBernstein, The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, Invesco Advisers and Smith Barney.

Aviva Investors’ Global Corporate Research team is led by Paul LaCoursiere, and comprises sector and industry analysts in London, Paris, Singapore, Chicago and Toronto. The team generates investment ideas for both Fixed Income and Equities strategies through a cross-capital structure approach that blends thematic and macro research with rigorous analysis of individual companies.   

Paul Lacoursiere, Global Head of Corporate Research, said:

“Max has an excellent track-record in Industrials research and his appointment will significantly enhance our capabilities in this area. Corporate Research is central to the investment process for our Global Credit and Equities strategies, and Max will play an important role in driving global collaboration across the sector teams.”

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