Janus Henderson Investors hires Tal Lomnitzer for Global Natural Resources team

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Janus Henderson Investors (NYSE: JHG, ASX: JHG) has announced the appointment of Tal Lomnitzer, as Senior Investment Manager within the Global Natural Resources Team, effective 25 February 2019. Based in London, Tal will be responsible for co-managing the global natural resources strategies, focusing primarily on the strategies and mandates domiciled in the UK and Luxemburg.

Tal comes with more than 21 years of financial industry experience. He was most recently the Deputy Head of Global Resources at Colonial First State Global Asset Management/First State Investments in London, where he worked as a fund manager since December 2011. Prior to First State, Tal was a Partner at NewSmith Capital and ORN Capital (both in the UK), where he launched and oversaw various global resources and energy funds.

Alex Crooke, Co-Head of Equities (EMEA & Asia PAC) commented, “We are excited to be adding to our well regarded Global Natural Resources team with someone of Tal’s calibre and background. The addition not only complements the experience of our long-standing team, but with Tal’s knowledge and expertise, it should allow us to further build on our performance track record, strengthen the team’s global presence, enhance our quality of service to clients and grow our business.”

In addition, Daniel Sullivan has been promoted as Co-Head of the Global Natural Resources Team, alongside David Whitten.

As Co-Head, Daniel will be jointly responsible for managing the global natural resource team and the portfolio management of the suite of global natural resource equity funds and mandates.

Alex Crooke stated, “Daniel has been an important member of the Global Natural Resources team for six years and has worked alongside David over that period. This appointment recognises his increasing portfolio management responsibilities and the natural progression of Daniel as leader of the team.”

With the appointment of Tal, the Janus Henderson’s Global Natural Resources Team consists of five experienced natural resource investment specialists, combining investment management with qualifications and industry experience in geology, mining engineering and metallurgy.

The Team manages in excess of $1.3bn AUD (as at 31 December 2018) on behalf of institutional and retail clients.

Matt Gaden, Head of Australia, adds, “As Janus Henderson Investors continues to expand in Australia, with solid growth from both the retail and institutional channels, we will continue to be forward-looking and invest in our business. Tal’s appointment is another indication of that, and of our long-term commitment to the Australian market.”

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