Bell Asset Management has appointed Matthew Saddington to the role of senior global equities analyst.
Mr Saddington brings two decades’ experience in equity analysis and research across Toronto, Boston, Sydney, Edinburgh and Melbourne to the new position.
Prior to that, he was an investment analyst at life, pensions and investment company Scottish Widows, and before that was a director at Western Rosella Farming where he co-managed the sale of the business to Harvard Management Company.
Between 2005 and 2012, he was a partner and senior investment analyst at Global Value Investors working with a team of eight investment professionals, and was vice president and an investment analyst at The Boston Company Asset Management for four years from 2001.
In the new role, Mr Saddington will work closely with the Bell Asset team and research the global small- and mid-cap markets.
Commenting on the appointment, chief investment officer Ned Bell noted his industry knowledge and international experience.
“Matt has a vast amount of experience and expertise across small, mid and large cap stocks and has worked in Canada, the US, UK and Australia,” he said.
“His research experience across differing market cycles and his extensive sector experience are highly complementary.”
Bell Asset Management has $1.53 billion funds under management.
The non-executive director will retire after 12 years on the company’s board. ...