Momentum Global Investment Management appoints SEC Newgate as its UK corporate communications adviser

Momentum Global Investment Management (“MGIM”) has appointed SEC Newgate as its corporate communications adviser in the UK following a competitive pitch process.

MGIM was established in London in 1998 and is widely recognised as the gold standard in retail multi-asset solutions, with over £4.7 billion in assets under management worldwide. It has a global reach, with institutional and adviser partners spanning Europe, Asia, the Middle East, South America and South Africa.

The appointment builds upon SEC Newgate’s previous work for Seneca Investment Managers, the specialist multi-asset value manager that was acquired by MGIM UK in October 2020. SEC Newgate will work with the management team of MGIM UK to deliver an integrated strategic communications campaign focusing on building the profile of the brand among key target audiences and showcasing the investment insight of the business’s fund management team.

The SEC Newgate team is led by Alistair Kellie, Managing Director, and supported by Shelly Durrant, Sally Walton, Henry Adefope and Henry Taylor.

Ferdi van Heerden, Chief Executive, Momentum Global Investment Management, said:

“This is an important year for us following our acquisition of Seneca Investment Managers as we look to expand awareness and reach of MGIM in the UK. Delivering an effective communications strategy is a critical part of our growth in the UK over the coming years and we are delighted to have SEC Newgate as partners during this exciting period for the business.”

Alistair Kellie, Managing Director, SEC Newgate UK said:

“We are delighted to be advising MGIM as it embarks upon a new phase of growth in the UK. There has been growing interest from across the investment landscape in multi-asset solutions in recent years and MGIM’s leading offering in this space positions it at the forefront of this shift. We look forward to working with the MGIM UK team to support the long-term success of the business.”

MGIM was established in London in 1998 and is widely recognised as the gold standard in retail multi-asset solutions, with over £4.7 billion in assets under management worldwide. It has a global reach, with institutional and adviser partners spanning Europe, Asia, the Middle East, South America and South Africa.

The appointment builds upon SEC Newgate’s previous work for Seneca Investment Managers, the specialist multi-asset value manager that was acquired by MGIM UK in October 2020. SEC Newgate will work with the management team of MGIM UK to deliver an integrated strategic communications campaign focusing on building the profile of the brand among key target audiences and showcasing the investment insight of the business’s fund management team.

The SEC Newgate team is led by Alistair Kellie, Managing Director, and supported by Shelly Durrant, Sally Walton, Henry Adefope and Henry Taylor.

Ferdi van Heerden, Chief Executive, Momentum Global Investment Management, said:

“This is an important year for us following our acquisition of Seneca Investment Managers as we look to expand awareness and reach of MGIM in the UK. Delivering an effective communications strategy is a critical part of our growth in the UK over the coming years and we are delighted to have SEC Newgate as partners during this exciting period for the business.”

Alistair Kellie, Managing Director, SEC Newgate UK said:

“We are delighted to be advising MGIM as it embarks upon a new phase of growth in the UK. There has been growing interest from across the investment landscape in multi-asset solutions in recent years and MGIM’s leading offering in this space positions it at the forefront of this shift. We look forward to working with the MGIM UK team to support the long-term success of the business.”