CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. ("LGIMA"), a registered investment advisor with over $134 billion in assets under management, specializing in fixed income, liability driven investment (LDI), and index strategies for the US market, today announced that Michael O'Connor has joined as a Senior Portfolio Manager for the US Index team. O'Connor will be responsible for the management of global equity and fixed income index portfolios for the US Index team, which currently manages approximately $70 billion in index strategies.
O'Connor brings over 17 years of experience, a significant portion of which was spent managing global index portfolios. Prior to joining LGIMA, O'Connor served as head of the international equity index portfolio management team at Northern Trust Asset Management in Chicago, where he was responsible for the management and oversight of $80 billion in AUM of international index funds and separately managed accounts.
"Michael brings immense talent and experience to LGIMA," said Shaun Murphy, Head of US Index Funds. "The depth and breadth of Michael's experience across the investment spectrum will be invaluable to further supporting our clients and driving our truly differentiated index offering forward."
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ABOUT LGIMA: Legal & General Investment Management America, Inc. (LGIMA) is a Chicago-based registered investment advisor specializing in active fixed income, liability driven investment (LDI) and index strategies for the US institutional market. LGIMA was founded in 2006 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings) Ltd. (LGIM(H)), which also owns its affiliates Legal & General Investment Management Ltd. and LGIM International Ltd. Legal & General's worldwide assets under management are approximately $765 billion. In May 2014, LGIMA became a wholly owned subsidiary of Legal & General Investment Management US (Holdings), Inc. (LGIMUS(H)) which is wholly owned by LGIM(H).
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