MyState Limited has appointed Jukka Viljanmaa to its trustee and wealth management arm, Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees, as senior manager, investment, effective 2 May 2019.
Mr Viljanmaa brings to TPT over thirty years of experience in the fixed income and mortgage space, most notably having worked for 20 years at Antares Capital, an arm of NAB Asset Management, as a fixed income portfolio manager.
In this role, Mr Viljanmaa was responsible for the investment strategy and trading in liquid portfolio’s, along with primary market research and secondary market trading of RMBS securities, managing in excess of $30 billion in assets.
In his new Sydney-based role, Mr Viljanmaa will be responsible for all managed investment schemes within TPT and play an integral role in the expansion of TPT’s asset management business, as it looks to evolve its current investment funds suite by adding a range of income investment solutions.
MyState Limited general manager, wealth management, Craig Mowll said TPT has a 132-year history in building the wealth of Australians by protecting their assets and legacy through its specialist estate planning, asset management and advice business.
“With over a 40-year performance track record in mortgage funds, TPT is now starting to evolve their managed investment schemes as well as investing in greater digital access for their investors.”
“Jukka’s has an enviable portfolio manager track record in the income space and we are proud to welcome him to our investment team at this significant yet exciting point in the business’ future.”
Mr Viljanmaa holds a bachelor of business, finance from Charles Sturt University.
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