NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rothschild Asset Management Inc., the U.S. asset management business of the Rothschild Group ("Rothschild"), announced today Joseph P. Gill joins the firm as a Managing Director, effective July 20, 2015. Mr. Gill will report to Michael Woods, Chief Executive Officer of Rothschild Asset Management Inc.
Mr. Gill's appointment underlines the firm's strong commitment to continue building a pre-eminent asset management business for Rothschild in North America. In this position, Mr. Gill will play a key role within Rothschild Asset Management's Institutional Sales team in New York as the firm continues to deliver unique investment solutions to institutional clients through its disciplined investment philosophy.
Michael Woods, Chief Executive Officer at Rothschild Asset Management Inc., said: "Joseph brings over 20 years of institutional sales and relationship management experience in both traditional and alternative investment management to the firm. He will be instrumental in continuing Rothschild's consistent presence and long-standing relationships with institutional clients."
Mr. Gill has extensive asset management experience, and joins Rothschild from Pentegra Retirement Services where he was a Partner and Managing Director of Business Development. In 2012, he co-founded and served as a Managing Partner for Thane Capital. Previously, Mr. Gill held various roles focused on relationship management and business development for investment management organizations including BlackRock, Blackstone, JP Morgan, and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi.
Mr. Gill is Rothschild Asset Management's latest strategic senior hire as the firm continues to enhance its U.S. presence while expanding its institutional product offerings. In March 2015, the firm announced the appointment of Michael Woods as CEO. In January 2015, the firm appointed Shakil Riaz as Global CIO and Head of U.S. Alternative Portfolio Management.
Rothschild is one of the world's largest independent financial advisory groups.
There are four main arms to the business - Global Financial Advisory, Wealth Management & Trust, Institutional Asset Management, and Merchant Banking.
Rothschild's Institutional Asset Management business provides investment management and advisory services to institutional clients, financial intermediaries, third-party distributors and private clients around the world.
The business operates through three principal subsidiaries. Rothschild Asset Management in New York manages U.S. equity, U.S. balanced and global alternative strategies; Paris-based Rothschild & Cie Gestion focuses on European assets; and Blackpoint Management Limited, based in Guernsey, specialises in managing funds of hedge funds.
SOURCE Rothschild Asset Management Inc.