UBS Appoints New Head of Alternative Investment Solutions

UBS Global Asset Management has appointed Bruce Amlicke as Co-CIO and Head of Alternative Investment Solutions (AIS).

Amlicke reports to Bill Ferri, Global Head of Alternative and Quantitative Investments (A&Q) and is based in Stamford, CT. He will work closely with Rick Nardis, Co-CIO of AIS, and Bill Brown, formerly Co-CIO of AIS, who is taking on a more focused role in hedge fund manager and strategy research.   

According to the announcement, Amlicke returns to the firm after spending five years at Blackstone where he was the CIO of the fund of hedge funds business. He started his career in 1986 at O’Connor, A&Q’s single manager hedge fund provider, and was a key member of the team that founded the AIS business in 2000.   

AIS manages or advises on approximately $20 billion in hedge fund portfolios and has teams based in Stamford, New York, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.