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AMG Appoints Thomas Henauer as Head of Distribution, Switzerland

LONDON, Feb. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG), a global asset management company, today announced the appointment of Thomas Henauer as Director, Head of Distribution, Switzerland. In this role, Mr. Henauer will lead AMG’s Swiss distribution efforts, focusing on developing new business opportunities and serving clients on behalf of AMG’s Affiliates in the country. Mr. Henauer will join AMG on March 1, 2017, and will be based in AMG’s Zurich office and report to Jenny Segal, Head of European Distribution.

With over 15 years of sales and distribution experience in the Swiss asset management market, Mr. Henauer joins AMG from Janus Capital Group, Inc., where he was most recently Head of Sales, Switzerland, and responsible for developing the company’s Swiss business across both institutional and wholesale clients. Prior to his role at Janus, Mr. Henauer held senior sales positions at AIG Private Bank and Clariden Leu. He received his MSc from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

“Given Thomas’ extensive track record in building assets, and his strong network of institutional and high net worth clients in Switzerland, we are very pleased to welcome him to AMG,” said Ms. Segal. “With his proven expertise, Thomas is well-positioned to further develop AMG’s distribution capabilities and enhance the marketing reach of our Affiliates in Switzerland, in response to strong client demand for boutique investment strategies. We look forward to Thomas’ contributions as a strategic resource for our Affiliates in Switzerland.”

With sales and marketing offices located in major financial centers in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East and North America, AMG’s distribution platform enhances the global reach of its Affiliates’ marketing efforts both within the U.S. and around the world. AMG’s Affiliates are leading boutique investment firms recognized for their best-in-class, long-term performance track records across a broad array of investment products, particularly in global equity and alternative strategies.

About AMG

AMG is a global asset management company with equity investments in leading boutique investment management firms. AMG’s innovative partnership approach allows each Affiliate’s management team to own significant equity in their firm while maintaining operational autonomy. AMG’s strategy is to generate growth through the growth of existing Affiliates, as well as through investments in new Affiliates, and additional investments in existing Affiliates. In addition, AMG provides centralized assistance to its Affiliates in strategic matters, marketing, distribution, product development and operations. As of December 31, 2016, AMG’s aggregate assets under management were approximately US$727 billion, pro forma for investments which have since closed, in more than 550 investment products across a broad range of active, return-oriented strategies. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.amg.com.

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Source:Affiliated Managers Group Inc