PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cooke & Bieler, an independent asset management firm focused on value investing within the U.S. equity market, today welcomes Patrick McDonnell to head its consultant relations practice.
A global asset management executive with extensive business development experience, McDonnell most recently served as Senior Vice President and Equity Marketing Specialist at PIMCO in New York. Prior to joining PIMCO, McDonnell held various business development roles covering the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
McDonnell will focus on strengthening Cooke & Bieler’s relationships with investment consultants across the U.S. and in Europe. His appointment deepens the firm’s depth of expertise and brings a fresh perspective to the practice as consultants continue to play a significant role in securing and maintaining institutional mandates.
Mehul Trivedi, a Cooke & Bieler Partner and Portfolio Manager, commented, “We’re delighted to have attracted Patrick to Cooke & Bieler and welcome the experience he brings to the firm. Patrick’s professionalism, integrity and commitment will fit well with our talented team. We look forward to leveraging his skills and expertise to solidify and grow our relationships with important consultancies in both the U.S. and Europe.”
McDonnell added, “I truly believe in the ability of independent, focused firms like Cooke & Bieler to outperform over time. The firm’s philosophy and process has been proven over decades, and the caliber of the firm’s professionals is exceptional. I very much look forward to sharing the Cooke & Bieler culture and taking our consultant relations efforts to the next level.”
About Cooke & Bieler
Founded in Philadelphia in 1949, Cooke & Bieler manages just under $5 billion for select institutions in Large, Mid, and Small Cap Value U.S. equities. The firm is an independently owned partnership and delivers performance and service through a team of professionals committed to the same “high quality, low risk” investment approach that has distinguished its history.