1 July 2013
He joins from Canaccord where he was a Managing Director and responsible for UK equity sales. He will start in his new position in September.
Tom Carroll, founding partner of FOUR, said “Alex is very well known to us and was our No 1 target. We regard him as an excellent idea generator, and his work in developing Quest sits very well with our investment process. The on-going management of the portfolios will remain unchanged (all decisions will be a majority of Chris Rodgers, Ted Williams and Tom Carroll).
Alex Schlich said “I am delighted to be moving to FOUR Capital Partners. I am fortunate to be joining a very talented team and I look forward to helping the UK fund outperform and to growing assets under management.”
Alex Schlich is a Fund Manager in the UK Equity team. Prior to joining FOUR, he was a Managing Director at Canaccord. He initially joined Collins Stewart in 2001 where he was responsible for the re-launch of the Quest model and website before he moved onto the Equity Sales desk in 2002. He worked as a specialist UK Equity Salesman until 2006 when he was made Head of Sales managing a team of 17 salesmen.
In 2009 he was ranked No.3 in the Extel survey of UK Equity Sales professionals and he has been the top ranked salesman at Collins Stewart/Canaccord for the last 4 years. Alex started his career in the city in 1991 at Newton Investment Management. Alex has a BA in Business Studies from Sheffield University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Il, USA. He was an associate of the Institute of Investment Management and Research at the time of leaving Newton and is currently regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.