Deutsche Bank Forms Two Investment Boutiques

January 26, 2010 ( - Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM), Deutsche Bank’s global asset management business, has announced the formation of two independent investment boutiques.

With the support of DeAM, Oliver Kratz, a Managing Director and Head of Global Thematic Strategies, will set up an independent investment management boutique offering global thematic equity and agribusiness strategies, the announcement said. In addition, Janet Campagna, a Managing Director and Global Head of Quantitative Investments, will set up an independent boutique offering a range of quantitative investment strategies.  

The boutiques are expected to be fully established in the second quarter of 2010. DeAM said it intends to continue to offer global thematic equity, agribusiness and quantitative investment strategies through the boutique firms to its clients, subject to any necessary approvals.