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New appointment for BennBridge US

Daniel Allen has been appointed as BennBridge’s Managing Director, Americas, effective immediately. Daniel brings with him almost three decades of international business development experience.


The newly created role will focus on expanding the distribution footprint of BennBridge in the region.

Prior to joining BennBridge, Daniel founded Aliier, an international financial firm that offers a turn-key service to investment managers, providing direct access to global financial markets. He has worked for a variety of leading financial firms, including Citigroup - Smith Barney, and was the co-founder of Structured Management and Equity Ltd, a New York investment banking firm.

A recognised industry leader, Daniel is a frequent public speaker, has written multiple papers, and is often quoted in trade and national publications. In addition to his expertise in accessing international markets, he has an extensive background in sustainability and ESG investing.

Barbara Safranek, who joined BennBridge US in March 2019, is exiting the business to pursue new opportunities. We extend our best wishes and thank Barbara for her contribution in setting the operational foundations of our US presence, and establishing strategic relationships across the industry.

BennBridge and Bennelong are part of the BFM Group, an investment company that partners with boutiques across the globe to deliver actively managed equity funds. The Group has offices in New York, London and Edinburgh, and three locations in Australia.

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