Category: News

MJ Hudson Allenbridge appoints ex-Mercer Partner and Business Lead as Senior Adviser

Date of event: Monday 27 May, 2019

MJ Hudson Allenbridge, a leading UK investment adviser, is pleased to announce the appointment of Norbert Fullerton as a Senior Adviser. Norbert brings a wealth of industry experience as a trusted investment and risk management adviser to some of the UK’s largest, most sophisticated and high-profile pension funds.

Before joining MJ Hudson, Norbert was a Partner at Mercer, leading the Wealth (joint Investment and Retirement) Consulting and Solutions business in London. He was also a DB pensions strategist and lead investment adviser to his clients, improving the financial security for their members by focusing on enhancing returns and managing their investment, funding, and covenant risks in an integrated way.

Prior to that, Norbert was Director of Pensions Solutions at Russell Investments. He was also an adviser and solutions provider to large institutional investors based in the UK, Europe and Africa.

Before that, Norbert held various roles at Towers Watson (now Willis Towers Watson), including Head of Corporate Investments, responsible for the firm’s investment advice to DB pension fund sponsors.

Odi Lahav, CEO of MJ Hudson Allenbridge, commented:

“We’re very pleased to have Norbert join our growing team of Senior Advisers. Given the significant increase in our clients’ demands for strategic advice and our focus on expanding our pensions advisory capabilities, Norbert is a very strong addition. We look forward to him bringing his extensive experience to the firm and helping to deliver the best service for our clients.”

Warba Bank hires MJ Hudson to build out investment strategy

Date of event: Monday 27 May, 2019

Warba Bank (“Warba”), the fastest growing bank in Kuwait, has appointed MJ Hudson Allenbridge, a leading investment consultant, to advise it on the building out of the bank’s investment strategy and portfolio, including manager selection and integrated legal and investment due diligence.

MJ Hudson Allenbridge will be working in close partnership with Warba to develop its longer term strategy and leading Sharia-compliant infrastructure across multiple asset classes, globally, including alternative investments. MJ Hudson Allenbridge advises a variety of institutional investors on strategy and investments across asset classes, and has extensive experience working with clients on complex and alternative investments.

Thuwaini Al Thuwaini, acting Chief Investment Banking Officer at Warba Bank’s said, “With our stated goal of sustainably improving the bank’s annual returns and improving the quality of its investment, coupled with our aspirations for excellence in the management of the bank’s proprietary investments, we chose MJ Hudson Allenbridge as our partner because of its strong reputation advising major institutional investors and  its broader one-stop shop offering, including not only strategic and investment advice but also legal and structuring services. We are looking forward to the partnership.”

Odi Lahav, CEO of MJ Hudson Allenbridge said “We are excited to have been selected to advise Warba in its investment strategy and to be part of its impressive growth story. We believe that Warba is well positioned to create a world class multi-asset investment platform, and we look forward to working with Thuwaini and his team.”