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PDF/New window: December 2016 | Wells Fargo Asset management joins the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s Investor Advisory Group to improve ESG disclosure
December 2016 | Kristi Mitchem named new head of Wells Fargo Asset Management (PDF/New window) December 2016 | Wells Fargo Asset management joins the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board's Investor Advisory Group to improve ESG disclosure
Understanding a company's environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) risk factors is becoming increasingly important in assessing a company's valuation and ability to deliver financial performance over the long-term. In light of the global momentum around responsible investing, Kirk Hartman, global chief investment officer at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM), joined the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board's (SASB) Investment Advisory Group (IAG) as a founding member to improve ESG disclosure.
PDF/New window: April 2016 | Kristi Mitchem named new head of Wells Fargo Asset Management
April 2016 | Kristi Mitchem named new head of Wells Fargo Asset Management (PDF/New window) April 2016 | Kristi Mitchem named new head of Wells Fargo Asset Management
Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) today announced that Kristi Mitchem has been named president, chief executive officer, and head of Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM). Mitchem will be based in San Francisco and will report to David Carroll, head of Wells Fargo’s Wealth and Investment Management Group, beginning on June 1, 2016.
PDF/New window: April 2015 | WellsCap Becomes a UNPRI Signatory
April 2015 | WellsCap Becomes a UNPRI Signatory (PDF/New window) April 2015 | WellsCap Becomes a UNPRI Signatory
Wells Capital Management ("WellsCap") is pleased to announce that the firm has become a signatory to the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment ("UNPRI"), the main industry body representing asset owners, investment managers, and service providers who are committed to integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues into investment practice.
PDF/New window: April 2013 | Solutions Team Announcement
April 2014 | Berkeley Street Emerging Markets Equity Team Announcement (PDF/New window) April 2014 | Berkeley Street Emerging Markets Equity Team Announcement
Wells Capital Management ("WellsCap") announced that Richard Peck, CFA has been promoted to portfolio manager of the Berkeley Street Emerging Markets Equity team effective April 18, 2014. He will join Derrick Irwin, CFA, portfolio manager and support Jerry Zhang CFA the senior portfolio manager for the team on investment decisions regarding overall portfolio strategies and stock selections.
PDF/New window: April 2013 | Solutions Team Announcement
March 2014 | Fixed Income Announcement (PDF/New window) March 2014 | Fixed Income Announcement
Wells Capital Management announced that Andy Hunt, FIA, CFA, has joined the firm in a newly created position as head of Liability-Driven Investing and Global Long-Term Credit Solutions. He is based in San Francisco and reporting to President and Chief Investment Officer Kirk Hartman.
PDF/New window: April 2013 | Solutions Team Announcement
PDF/New window: April 2013 | Solutions Team Announcement April 2013 | Solutions Team Announcement
Wells Capital Management announced on April 29, 2013, that Christian Chan, CFA, has been appointed head of a new solutions investment team at WellsCap. The team will be charged with developing and managing multi-asset investment solutions for institutional clients, leveraging the investment capabilities across Wells Fargo Asset Management.
PDF/New window: June 2012 | Global Special Value Equity Team Announcement
PDF/New window: June 2012 | Global Special Value Equity Team Announcement June 2012 | Global Special Value Equity Team Announcement
Wells Capital Management announced on June 15, 2013, that Oleg Makhorine has been promoted to associate portfolio manager for the Global Special Value Equity team. He has been serving as senior research analyst on the team for 7 years, and has 17 years total investment experience. He will join Jim Tringas, CFA, as the co-portfolio manager on the Global Special Small Cap and International Special Small Cap strategies.
PDF/New window: March  2012 | Benson Value Team Announcement
PDF/New window: March  2012 | Benson Value Team Announcement March 2012 | Benson Value Team Announcement
Wells Capital Management announced on March 2, 2012, that that Dale Benson, senior portfolio manager and founder of the Benson Value process, will transition to the role of advisor July 1, 2012, and will retire from the team at the end of the year. Garth Nisbet, who joined the team in September 2011 as co-team leader and has shared day-to-day management of investment portfolios with Mr. Benson since that time, will assume full leadership of the team as the sole senior portfolio manager, effective July 1, 2012.
PDF/New window: January 2012 | Fundamental Equity Team Announcement
PDF/New window: January 2012 | Fundamental Equity Team Announcement January 2012 | Fundamental Equity Team Announcement
Wells Capital Management announced on January 11, 2012, that Michael Smith has been promoted to co-portfolio manager of the Fundamental Large Cap Growth strategy and Chris Warner has been promoted to co-portfolio manager of the Fundamental SMID Cap Growth and Mid Cap Growth strategies.
PDF/New window: December 2011 | EverKey Global Partners
PDF/New window: December 2011 | EverKey Global Partners December 2011 | EverKey Global Partners
Wells Fargo & Company (Wells Fargo) and EverKey Global Partners (EverKey) announced on December 19, 2011, they have signed a definitive agreement for Wells Fargo to acquire EverKey, an investment boutique that offers global equity strategies to institutional clients. EverKey will become part of Wells Capital Management.
PDF/New window: December 2011 | MWCM Team Announcement
PDF/New window: December 2011 | MWCM Team Announcement December 2011 | MWCM Team Announcement
Metropolitan West Capital Management, LLC, is pleased to announce that, effective December 1, 2011, Jean-Baptiste Nadal, CFA, has been named co-lead strategist with Jeffrey Peck on the Global and International strategies.

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