Western AM opens Zurich office
Western Asset Management, a subsidiary of the asset manager Legg Mason, has announced it is opening an office in Zurich, its first in continental Europe. Western AM, which will now be able to offer its bond solutions more directly to institutional investors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
The Zurich office will be headed by Julian Jantschik, who previously worked for five years at Fisch Asset Management, a convertible bond specialist, where he was in charge of its “DACH” region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland).
Western Asset Management currently has about €429bn under management.