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bfinance grows Investment Team

bfinance has made two new appointments to its investment teams – Witold Witkiewicz joins as a Director in Private Markets and John Amoasi joins as a Senior Associate in Fixed Income.

Prior to joining bfinance, Witold was a portfolio manager, co-managing the funds of Aeriance Investments, a European real estate debt platform with transactions in excess of EUR1bn. He also managed a discretionary long/short account of global REITs equities which was ranked in the top 10 globally in its category by BarclayHedge. Prior to that he was Head of European Credit at Woodbourne Investment Management, a US based hedge fund focused on global real estate securities. Witold has 15 years of experience in real estate debt and securities markets from both the buy and sell side and has published award winning research on real estate cycles and portfolio allocations in leading academic journals. Witold holds a MSc in Economics from Lund University in Sweden.
John joins bfinance from Goldman Sachs Asset Management in London, where he worked as a Product Manager covering Multi-Sector and Absolute Return Fixed Income strategies. Prior to Goldman Sachs, John was an Account Associate at PIMCO, servicing UK and European Institutional clients. John graduated from University College London with a Masters in Chemical Engineering. He is a CFA Charterholder and has the Financial Risk Manager designation.
Announcing the appointments today, Derek Williams, Head of Private Markets Research at bfinance, says: "We are delighted to have someone of Witold’s calibre join our team. Witold has extensive first hand investment experience across private and public real estate, equity and debt. Witold joins at an exciting time for bfinance as we continue to provide robust solutions and advice across every area of private markets and wider portfolios."
Mathias Neidert, Head of Public Markets Research at bfinance, says: "John’s in-house experience from two of the largest fixed income asset managers in the world will prove extremely valuable in further supporting our clients by designing superior fixed income portfolios and selecting outstanding asset managers."

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