Hamilton, Bermuda – 15 November 2010: The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (‘Butterfield") today announced that it has enhanced its investment strategy and research capabilities with the addition of two highly experienced investment professionals to its London, UK-based Core Strategy & Research Team. The Core Strategy & Research Team provides expert strategic advice and research for Butterfield’s international asset management businesses.
Patrick Norwood, CFA has joined Butterfield as Senior Investment Research Manager and will have responsibility for research and selection for the Bank’s multimanager products. Mr. Norwood was most recently a director of research at Close Multi-manager.
Oriana Mezini, CFA has joined Butterfield as Investment Research Manager and will have responsibility for multimanager research. Ms. Mezini has a number of years experience in investment research and management for several large UK institutions, including Henderson and Aviva.
Mr. Norwood and Ms. Mezini will be based in London, reporting to David Stewart, Butterfield Group’s Chief Investment Officer.
Mr. Stewart commented: "We are pleased to be launching a dedicated investment strategy and research function within Butterfield Group. It is part of our commitment to deliver excellence in investment services to our clients around the world." He continued, "I am especially pleased to have Oriana and Patrick on board. Both are highly respected, knowledgeable investment professionals with a wealth of experience in the field. They will be a great addition to the Butterfield team."