Chicago Equity Partners Appoints New Managing Directors, Expands Ownership Group

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chicago Equity Partners, LLC (“CEP”) is pleased to announce that George Gao, CFA, and Michael Lawrence, CFA, have been promoted to Managing Directors and Partners of the firm.

George is a member of the quantitative research team, which is responsible for CEP’s proprietary quantitative models. He joined the firm in 2004.

Michael is a member of the equity portfolio management team, and is responsible for energy, industrials, materials, and utilities sectors. He joined Chicago Equity Partners in 1997.

“Both George and Mike hold key roles within the firm and each has made important contributions to Chicago Equity’s success over the years,” said Patrick Lynch, CFA, President and Founding Partner of the firm.

Founded in 1989, and with $7 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017, Chicago Equity Partners is an institutional asset manager with extensive equity, fixed income, and alternative investment capabilities. Chicago Equity Partners is an affiliate of Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE: AMG), a global asset management company with equity investments in leading boutique investment management firms.

For more information about Chicago Equity Partners’ products and services, contact Patrick Lynch at (312) 629-8200 or visit www.chicagoequitypartners.com.

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Chicago Equity Partners, LLC
Patrick C. Lynch
(312) 629-8200

Source: Chicago Equity Partners, LLC