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LV= Asset Management appoints Matthew Wright as Head of Discretionary Business

Press release: 19/04/2010

As part of its continued commitment to build out its discretionary capabilities, LV= Asset Management (LVAM), the fund management arm of mutual insurance and investment group LV=, has appointed Matthew Wright as Head of Discretionary Business.

Matthew brings nearly fifteen years' experience in the investment management arena, the last ten of which in increasingly high profile asset management sales positions. In his new role Matthew reports to Ann Roughead, Managing Director, LVAM.

He joins from Fidelity International, where he spent over five years as an Associate Director, responsible for client coverage of London based global private banks, local private banks, retail banks and wealth management companies.

Prior to Fidelity, Matthew held discretionary sales and client relationship management roles at both SG Asset Management and UBS Global Asset Management after beginning his career as a recruitment consultant for the asset management industry.

Ann Roughead commented: "Matthew's hire underlines how serious we are in developing and enhancing our discretionary business. His contribution will be vital at a time when we look to take LVAM to the next level, building on the success we’ve generated from serving our clients with products that accurately reflect their investment needs."

Matthew Wright said: "I am pleased to be joining LVAM at such a significant time, supporting and working alongside its talented fund managers to achieve our business objectives."


LV= is a registered trademark of Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society Limited (LVFS) and a trading style of the Liverpool Victoria group of companies.

LV= employs around 4,000 people, serves over 3.8m customers and members, and manages around £7.7bn on their behalf, via LV= Asset Management (LVAM). We are also the UK’s largest friendly society and a leading mutual financial services provider.

LVFS is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority, register number 110035. LVFS is a member of the ABI, the AFM and ILAG. Registered address: County Gates, Bournemouth BH1 2NF.