BOSTON —March 6, 2019) — MackeyRMS, a provider of SaaS-based research management technology engineered to optimize the way fundamental analysts and portfolio managers generate, share, debate and act on proprietary investment research, today announced the appointment of industry veteran Nathan Walker to a newly created position overseeing Asia-Pacific (APAC) business development to build on the company’s strategic plan for global expansion.
Mr. Walker joins Mackey from Thomson Reuters, where he worked with asset owners and managers on research unbundling and building-out research capabilities as Head of Market Development, Investment & Advisory, Pacific.
He previously oversaw the expansion of a leading electronic trading provider, TradingScreen, to Singapore and Sydney. Walker also spent a number of years working with traditional asset managers, sovereign wealth funds and hedge funds on front-office trading and research solutions as a Bloomberg Sales Team Leader in Singapore and Sydney.
“We are thrilled to have Nathan Walker represent our team in Asia Pacific. His deep understanding of the workflow relationship between research and trading across APAC-based institutions is unrivaled, and I look forward to working alongside him as we expand our footprint in the region,” said Chris Mackey, Founder and CEO of MackeyRMS.
With over 25 year of experience in investment management technology, Walker is well-suited to build upon Mackey’s early success in the APAC region. “I am extremely pleased to join Mackey at this time and help expand their business across the Asia-Pacific. Asset owners and managers here have been focusing on streamlining their research workflow to become more productive,” said Walker.
Walker comes to Mackey following a year that saw the company double investment management clients’ assets under management. MackeyRMS is used by institutional asset managers and asset owners across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.
MackeyRMS is a provider of SaaS-based research management software engineered to optimize the way analysts and portfolio managers generate, share, debate and act on investment research conducted for actively managed portfolios. Relied upon as a single system of record for research supporting the investment process, MackeyRMS is used by many of the world’s leading investment managers to organize key investment workflows, engender trust from investors, and streamline regulatory and compliance oversight. MackeyRMS is used by institutional asset managers and asset owners across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions.