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Investment management

How we manage your money

At Saltus, investing is at the heart of what we do. We’ve been successfully growing our clients’ wealth for 15 years.

Our founders have each been working in investments for over 25 years and have wide experience across all asset classes, particularly alternative investment strategies. Over the years, our London-based, award-winning investment team has grown and today, they still work exclusively on managing our clients’ portfolios.

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Investment management

Delivering value the Saltus way

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Investment management

Delivering value the Saltus way

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We know that price and value are different things, so how does that apply to investing with Saltus?

Well, we know that you want the best returns we can generate, after fees and costs, within your risk budget. So if we invest in something where the costs are higher but it provides extra returns or less risk, then you’re happy.

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Investment team

Jon Macintosh - Saltus

Jon Macintosh

Jon is a Managing Partner of Saltus and a member of the Investment Committee.

Before co-founding Saltus in 2004, Jon spent most of his career as a private equity fund manager.  Jon was a Managing Director of Deutsche Bank and was also a Partner of Morgan Grenfell Private Equity Limited, managing a €1.5 billion private equity buy-out fund.  Before that, Jon was a UK equities fund manager at Schroders.

Jon has an MA in Classics and Modern Languages from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.

David Cooke - Saltus

David Cooke

David is an Investment Manager and chairs the Investment Committee.

David joined Saltus in 2010. He started his career at Goldman Sachs, where he worked in the same business group as Simon Armstrong. Over the 12 years up to 2003, David worked in the UK, European and latterly Global Equities, holding the position of Executive Director. Between leaving Goldman Sachs and joining Saltus, David also worked at CQS, one of London’s most successful funds, on the equity long/short term.

David has an MA in Engineering, Economics and Management Science from Lincoln College, Oxford University.

Jamie Philip - Saltus

Jamie Philip

Jamie is an Investment Manager.

He joined Saltus in September 2011 after attaining a 1st class postgraduate degree in Finance. He works alongside the Investment Committee covering all areas of research and fund analysis.

Jamie has a BA in Economics from the University of Leeds.

Michael Stimpson - Saltus

Michael Stimpson

Michael is an Investment Manager.

He joined Saltus in January 2017 from Seven Investment Management having helped set up the Private Client Team there.  Prior to that he spent 7 years at Smith & Williamson managing multi-asset portfolios for high net worth clients, charities and trusts.

Mike is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI, passed the Masters Wealth Management with distinction and has a law degree (LLB) from Newcastle University.

Jeremy Daniels - Saltus

Jeremy Daniels

Jeremy joined the business in 2018 following the successful merger of Saltus and Lorica.

Having initially trained as a tax accountant with Coopers and Lybrand,  he then worked at Standard Life before joining Lorica in 2007. Jeremy now sits on the Saltus Investment Committee and is one of our most senior financial planners.

Clive Martin - Saltus

Clive Martin

Clive joined Saltus in 2018 following the successful merger of Saltus and Lorica.

Having been with Lorica since 2006, Clive played a key role in the development of their proposition and headed up a team of advisers. Clive now sits on the Saltus Investment Committee as well as being one of our most experienced financial planners.

Charles Ambler - Saltus

Charles Ambler

Charles joined in January 2016 after spending two years working for a structured products brokerage. He works alongside the Investment Committee covering all areas of research and fund analysis.

Charles has a 1st Class degree in Economics BSc from the University of Manchester.

Tom Harrison - Saltus

Tom Harrison

Tom joined Saltus in 2017 after a years experience at a wealth management firm post university.

He works alongside the Investment Committee covering all areas of research and fund analysis.

Tom has a degree in Natural Sciences (Mathematics and Economics) BSc from Durham University.

Mary Kraitt - Saltus

Mary Kraitt

Mary is our Head of Dealing.

Mary joined Saltus in 2006 and has over a decade of trading and execution experience in the fund management industry. Prior to joining Saltus, she oversaw operations for Phylon, a London-based hedge fund and before that, she was an investment administrator both at GAM and at Jupiter Asset Management, with responsibility for trade execution and settlement.

Mary has a BA in Mathematics and Sociology from University College Cork.