People moves

Northwest completes the move back East

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George Phillips

Northwest Investment Management will complete its transition to a fully Hong Kong-based firm with the closure of its UK operations by the end of this month. The firm now has assets under management of $750 million, an increase of 150% since co-founders George Phillips and David Rogers, and other members of the Northwest team, bought back the firm from RAB in April 2009.

The move to Hong Kong is a statement about the firm’s ambitions in the region and the team’s belief in the opportunities that China and the rest of Asia present,