PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macquarie Group’s Delaware Investments has successfully completed the acquisition of Bennett Lawrence Management, LLC. As previously announced, the team of experienced domestic growth investment managers with more than $300 million in assets under management* focuses on developing small- and mid-cap growth strategies.
Chief investment officer, Alexander Ely, leads the Delaware Investments Small/Mid-Cap Growth team, which is based in New York. Ely, who reports to Shawn Lytle, president of Delaware Investments, manages the small- and mid-cap growth strategies and serves as co-portfolio manager on the all-cap growth strategy. Van Schreiber, co-founder of Bennett Lawrence Management with Jane Fisher, joins Delaware as senior portfolio manager, serving the team’s all-cap growth clients, while Fisher serves as the team’s investment specialist. Other team members include senior equity analysts, Dina Pliotis and Nate Mahrer, and equity analysts, Amy Zhang and Traver Davis.
*As of Dec. 31, 2015
About Delaware Investments
Delaware Investments, a member of Macquarie Group, is a global asset management firm that offers a wide variety of equity and fixed income solutions for individual and institutional investors. Through teams of disciplined and talented investment professionals, the firm is committed to delivering long-term, consistent performance. In an ever-changing global marketplace, Delaware Investments, with more than US$165 billion in assets under management as of Dec. 31, 2015, has helped its clients move steadily forward for more than 85 years. Delaware Investments is supported by the resources of Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), a global provider of asset management, investment, banking, financial and advisory services with US$354 billion in assets under management as of Sept. 30, 2015.
Delaware Investments refers to Delaware Management Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Macquarie Group refers to Macquarie Group Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide.
Neither Delaware Investments nor its affiliates noted in this document are authorized deposit-taking institutions for the purposes of the Banking Act 1959 (Commonwealth of Australia). The obligations of these entities do not represent deposits or other liabilities of Macquarie Bank Limited (MBL). MBL does not guarantee or otherwise provide assurance in respect of the obligations of these entities, unless noted otherwise.