MEDIA RELEASE: ECP Asset Management has appointed Mr Justin Breen to its investment team, its second appointment in the past two months.
It brings the number of investment team members to eight, following the appointment of Mr Justin Warton in early July.
Mr Breen joins from Hyperion Asset Management where he spent five years in analyst roles specialising in global equities investing. He started his career in 2010 at Marsh Pty Ltd as an analyst in energy & utility risk and has also worked at ERM Power Limited. He holds a Master of Applied Finance from Kaplan Professional and a Diploma of Financial Markets, Energy Markets, from the Australian Financial Markets Association.
ECP Asset Management is a high conviction quality-growth Australian equities fund manager established in 2012 by Dr Manny Pohl AM.
Dr Pohl says Mr Breen’s experience in managing highly concentrated global ‘quality growth’ equity portfolios will stand him in good stead at ECP and bring an extra level of expertise to the team.
“The firm has been experiencing strong growth in recent months as investors seek out asset managers who offer exposure to high quality investment opportunities.
“Our long term approach to investing is increasingly attractive to investors who recognise that resilience and quality are key to investment success, regardless of market cycles or short term trends.
“ECP takes a disciplined and active approach to investing which allows us to identify high quality growing companies, and capture their potential on behalf of our investors,” Dr Pohl said.
The ECP Growth Companies Fund seeks to deliver long term outperformance by investing in high-quality growth businesses that have the ability to generate predictable, above-average economic returns over the long-term.
Since inception, it has returned 14.93 percent per annum, compared to 10.6 percent for the benchmark.
The Fund is available through BT Panorama, BT Wrap, Hub24, Powerwrap, HUB24, Netwealth, Praemium and WealthO2. Last year it received a recommended rating from Lonsec and from Zenith in its debut ratings.