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Richard Byrne

Investment Manager
Richard is an Investment Manager at Architas, managing a wide range of AXA and Belgian funds and covering research on quantitative, smart beta, traditional multi-asset and passive fixed income.

Richard started his career in 2011 as a Derivatives Specialist at State Street before moving to Pioneer Asset Management as a Portfolio Analytics Specialist. He later moved to London to join Columbia Threadneedle Investments as an Assistant Portfolio Manager on the High Yield Credit Team. In 2016, he moved to Anima Asset Management as a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager on the Quant Investment Desk, managing a number of fixed income and multi asset portfolios with a quant overlay before joining Architas in 2019.

He holds a joint BSc in Computer Science and Economics and an MSc in Financial Economics.

Architas to sell UK investment business

Article | Corporate news | 01/07/2020

Architas, part of the global AXA Group, today announced the sale of its UK investment business to Liontrust Asset Management Plc (“Liontrust”). The UK investment business, which includes two regulated legal entities Architas Multi-Manager Limited and Architas Advisory Services Limited, consists of UK regulated funds and UK advisory business with around £5.6bn* in assets. Subject to regulatory approval and approval from Liontrust shareholders, it is expected the sale will be completed by the end of this year. 

Our market view

Article | Investments | 06/05/2020

Given the unprecedented situation and current high levels of volatility in the world economy, markets are clamouring for a conclusion to Covid-19.

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