New recruitments enhance Catella’s fund team
Josef Mehkri has been recruited as a senior client manager at Catella’s fund management unit. He joins Catella from Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London, where he was a Director in Equities. The sales team at Catella’s fund management unit is also boosted with the internal recruitment of Carl Berg from Catella Bank.
“We are pleased and proud to be able to announce Josef Mehkri as a new senior client manager at Catella’s fund management unit. With his extensive background from major Swedish and international banks, Josef will be an excellent complement to the existing team. In addition, we have recruited Carl Berg, who previously worked with portfolio management and advisory services at Catella Bank, to the sales team. This means we can start 2017 with a really strong team in our fund management operations,” says Erik Kjellgren, head of the Swedish fund operations.
Josef Mehkri joins us from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, London, where he was a Director in Equities. Prior to that, Josef spent six years at SEB where he was responsible for the institutional segment in Asset Sales and a client manager for hedge funds and financial organisations. Josef has also worked in both Sweden and abroad for companies including Natixis, Svenska Handelsbanken and Lehman Brothers, in derivatives and corporate finance.
Carl Berg has worked with advisory services and discretionary portfolio management at Catella Bank since 2012, and was also on the bank’s investment committee. Prior to that, he worked for four years as a stock broker and as an advisor on the investment team at Skandia.
Carl Berg took up his position on 1 November 2016 and Josef Mehkri took up his position on 2 January 2017.
For more information, please contact:
Head of Swedish Fund Operations
+46 8 614 25 12, +46 70 314 40 35
Ann Charlotte Svensson
Head of Communications
+46 8 463 32 55, +46 72 510 11 61
About Catella: Catella is a leading specialist in property investments, fund management and banking, with operations in 12 European countries. The group has sales of approximately SEK 2 billion and manages assets of approximately SEK 150 billion. Catella is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm in the Mid Cap segment. Read more at catella.com.