Meet Matthew


Matthew Benkendorf

Chief Investment Officer Quality Growth Boutique, Portfolio Manager

23 years investment experience

21 years with Vontobel

New York

Vontobel Asset Management Inc.

1540 Broadway, 38th Floor

New York, New York 10036

United States of America

Matthew Benkendorf joined Vontobel Asset Management in October 1999 in trade support. After being promoted to trader in 2000, he became a research analyst in 2002 and moved into portfolio management in 2006 as deputy portfolio manager of Vontobel’s European Equity Strategy.

In 2008, he became lead portfolio manager of European Equity and deputy portfolio manager of Global Equity, and in 2010 became deputy portfolio manager of the Vontobel US Equity Strategy, and ultimately lead portfolio manager in 2012. As a co-architect of Vontobel’s quality growth philosophy and style, and with proven success in managing Vontobel’s strategies, he was named Chief Investment Officer of the Quality Growth Boutique in March 2016.

Matthew Benkendorf received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) in finance from the University of Denver.

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Staying the Course Amid the Coronavirus Epidemic

The recent outbreak and spreading of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the resulting quarantine will affect business and economic activity in the near term, but conditions should normalize. We do not believe investors should be overly concerned, but we continue to monitor the situation. Our investment horizon is naturally long-term and this is likely a short-term issue. Thus, we continue to be diligent and will look to take ad-vantage of any strong price dislocations that are not indicative of the long-term future earnings power of our quality growth investment universe.

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