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Post RAB, Northwest forges ahead


The Northwest team is looking to emphasise its core strengths - relative value, volatility, arbitrage, optionality and convertible bonds - and refocus its effort on investment opportunities in China, following the separation from RAB Capital. The process, expected to be completed by the beginning of April, has entailed George Philips, David Rogers and other members of the Northwest team re-acquiring the Northwest business from RAB Capital. With this, Mark Smith, head of client relationships, Mark Deacon, previously the CFO and COO for Northwest, and long standing investment managers Andy Higgins and Tanvir Belal will also become shareholders -