Copia expands distribution team


Multi boutique fund manager Copia Investment Partners has appointed Mani Papakonstantinos to the role of Distribution Manager covering Victoria and Western Australia, as it continues to build its business in Australia.

Mani Papakonstantinos has over 13 years’ experience in the investment industry with roles spanning across distribution, research, and advice. Prior to joining Copia Investment Partners, Mani worked as a Distribution Manager at SG Hiscock & Company servicing the retail and institutional space. He has also held roles at Equity Trustees as a Key Account Manager and AMP as an Investment Research Manager.

Welcoming Mani’s appointment, John Clothier, General Manager of Distribution, Copia Investment Partners, said “We’re delighted to have someone of Mani’s calibre join Copia. Mani has extensive experience in the funds management industry and brings a technical and client centric approach to distribution which importantly enables us to continue building our retail footprint throughout Australia,”.

The Copia distribution team represent OC Funds Management (Australian Equities Small Cap Manager), Ralton Asset Management (Australian Equity Managed Account specialist), Vertium Asset Management (Equity Income Manager) and Chester Asset Management (High Conviction Australian Equities Manager).

Mr Clothier added: “With our suite of investment partners represented on most major platforms, it is important we have an experienced team to drive distribution through these channels and continue to expand our network.”

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