19 January 2017

LGIM expands Solutions Group with two senior hires

Legal & General Investment Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Troup and Mehdi Guissi to the Solutions Group.

19 January 2017

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) is pleased to announce two senior hires to its Solutions Group, which designs, executes and manages holistic solutions for clients including (but not limited to) defined benefit pension schemes, defined contribution pension schemes and insurers.

Anna Troup joins as Head of UK Bespoke Solutions, responsible for further improving how LGIM works with clients from a strategic perspective. In her new role, she will work across LGIM’s investment and distribution teams to ensure clients have access to the ‘best of LGIM’. Anna joins from BlueBay Asset Management, where she was a Partner and a Portfolio Manager on the emerging markets desk. Here, she focused on the strategic requirements of global institutional clients and had responsibility for building and managing the institutional portfolio management team across all credit asset classes. Anna previously worked at Goldman Sachs for 10 years, latterly as the Lead Portfolio Manager in Investment Grade Credit.

Mehdi Guissi joins as Head of European Bespoke Solutions. He will work alongside LGIM’s investment and distribution teams in the UK and Europe to plan and structure bespoke portfolio management services for large insurance, pension scheme and other financial clients. Mehdi joins from Lombard Odier Investment Managers, where he was Head of Insurance and Pensions Solutions for three years. At Lombard Odier, he was responsible for advising insurers, banks and pension funds, as well as providing tailor-made solutions meeting specific outcomes related to business and economic risk, accounting and regulatory capital. Previously, Mehdi provided balance sheet management advice to European insurance companies and pension funds at Citigroup Global Markets.

Anna and Mehdi joined LGIM in their newly created roles on 3 January 2017. They will report to Graham Moles, Head of Portfolio Solutions.

Aaron Meder, Head of Investment at LGIM, says: “Anna and Mehdi bring a vast level of experience in designing solutions for institutional investors. Their experience further strengthens our ability to offer a best in class service and to create quality, tailored investment solutions to help meet client objectives." 


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Notes to editors

Legal & General Investment Management:
Legal & General Investment Management is one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets of £853 billion*. We work with a wide range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors and retail investors.

Throughout the past 40 years we have built our business through understanding what matters most to our clients and transforming this insight into valuable, accessible investment products and solutions. We provide investment expertise across the full spectrum of asset classes including fixed income, equities, commercial property and cash. Our capabilities range from index-tracking and active strategies to liquidity management and liability-based risk management solutions.

*LGIM internal data as at 30 June 2016. These figures include assets managed by LGIMA, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor.  Data includes derivative positions and advisory assets.