BMO Global Asset Management has further expanded its European distribution team with the appointment of Luis Martín Hoyos as Head of Sales, Spain, effective immediately.
Martín joins the firm from BlackRock where he was Head of Retail & Institutional Sales for the Iberia region, where he spent three and a half years. Prior to this, Mr Martín held roles serving the wholesale market, as Senior Sales Manager at JP Morgan and was previously in wholesale at Alliance Bernstein.
At BMO Global Asset Management, he will be responsible for overseeing the distribution of the firm’s products and strategies in Spain, across both existing capabilities (including F&C Investments and BMO’s boutique managers) and soon to be launched strategies and products such as ETFs.
He reports to Georg Kyd-Rebenburg, Head of European Distribution, BMO Global Asset Management. Martín will be based in London initially, prior to re-locating to a new Madrid office that should open in October 2015.
“We are pleased to have someone of Luis’ calibre and experience joining the firm, as we continue to expand our reach across Europe,” said Georg Kyd-Rebenburg, Head of European Distribution, BMO Global Asset Management. “We look forward to leveraging his deep expertise to enable us to serve clients and prospects in this fast-growing market.”
BMO Global Asset Management is a global investment manager delivering service excellence from 24 offices in 14 countries to clients across five continents. Including discretionary and nondiscretionary assets, BMO Global Asset Management had more than USD $244 billion in assets under management, as of July 31, 2015.
Led by four multi-disciplined investment teams based in Toronto, Chicago, London and Hong Kong, the organization is complemented by a network of world-class boutique managers strategically located across the globe. They include BMO Real Estate Partners, LGM Investments, Monegy, Inc., Pyrford International Ltd., and Taplin, Canida & Habacht, LLC.
With operations throughout North America and Europe, and in Abu Dhabi, Mumbai, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Sydney, BMO Global Asset Management has been recognized by Pension & Investments as one of the world’s largest 100 asset managers based on combined assets under management as of December 31, 2013 and is a signatory of the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative (UNPRI).
BMO Global Asset Management is a part of BMO Financial Group (NYSE: BMO), a fully diversified financial services organization with $672 billion as of July 31, 2015, and more than 47,000 employees.