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ROBO Global Hires Former LGIM Investment Manager to Lead Business Development

LGIM’s thematic ETFs use the three ROBO Global indices available in Europe

Thematic and research index provider ROBO Global has hired Axel Belorde as Palantir’s Business Development Manager for EMEA and Asia.

Reporting to Richard Lightbound, CEO for EMEA & Asia, Belorde (pictured) will be responsible for building client relationships and promoting the company’s research, advisory and indexing services in EMEA and Asia regions.

Belorde comes from Palantir Technologies, where he spent two years developing business partnerships within the company’s business development team.

Previously, he held investment management positions at Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) for four years.

He focused in particular on the company’s thematic ETF offering, which uses the three ROBO Global benchmarks available in Europe.

Prior to LGIM, Belorde spent two years as a partner at BlackRock and another two years as an analyst at Liongate Capital Management.

Commenting on the rental, Lightbound said: “Axel has extensive experience working collaboratively with professional investors and we are delighted to now be able to benefit from his expertise within our team to help us pursue our mission of providing investment solutions that capture growth potential and performance of robotics, AI and health technologies. novelties. “

Belorde added, “I am delighted to help ROBO Global implement successful investment strategies and foster greater collaboration with the broader community of investors in public equities and private markets.

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