PPM America Adds PGIM Principal To Global Distribution Team
PPM America, Inc. (PPM) today announced the hiring of Jamison Gagnier to its Global Distribution team as a Senior Managing Director. Gagnier is a seasoned industry professional with over 25 years of experience, most recently serving as a Principal on PGIM's Institutional Client Advisor team. In that role, he was responsible for building and maintaining institutional relationships across the corporate, endowment and foundation channels in the western US and Canada. Prior to PGIM, Gagnier worked on a variety of institutional sales teams at Janus Henderson Investors, AXA Investment Managers, Hermes Fund Managers and Loomis, Sayles & Company.
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PPM Ameica adds Jamison Gagnier to its Global Distribution team as Senior Managing Director. (Photo: Business Wire)
At PPM, Gagnier's main focus is cultivating relationships with US institutional plan sponsors (outside of insurance) and helping them identify solutions to their investment needs across a range of strategies, including Fixed Income, Investment Grade Private Credit, Commercial Mortgage Lending and Private Equity. He is based out of Boston and reports to Jeff Seaver, Head of Global Distribution. Gagnier joins recent team hires Laura Beckner, Head of Consultant Relations, Greg Balewicz, Senior Managing Director, and Bob Meikleham, Managing Director, Insurance.
"Bringing on Jamison is the culmination of months of hard work putting together a thoughtful, well-structured Global Distribution team to connect meaningfully with the institutional, plan sponsor and consultant markets," Seaver said. "With the right people, processes and market-tested investment strategies in place, PPM has a compelling value proposition for these critical segments of the investment management industry. Our goal is to be indispensable to our clients by delivering first class service and consistent performance through market cycles."
"I am tremendously excited to join PPM, as the firm's culture of collaboration aligns with my belief that you succeed as a team. In addition, PPM's agile investment platform and ability to build customized solutions for our clients strikes a chord with investors," remarked Gagnier. "PPM has quietly gone about its business for over 30 years, and now we are well-positioned to build upon that foundation."
About PPM America
Our mission is to be seen by clients and their advisors as a consistently reliable partner to help them achieve their long-term value goals.
PPM is a US-based institutional asset manager with $68.46 billion in assets under management as of 30 September 2023.1 Established in Chicago in 1990, PPM exists to consistently support institutional clients in achieving their long-term value goals. We offer our Midwestern mentality of hard work, straight talk, full transparency and humility. Our success is supported by a team-based culture that encourages debate, collaboration and consistency. At the center of our belief is the fact that our best ideas to date have and can come from any team member anywhere in our firm. We believe the success of our investment culture is best demonstrated by the strong retention of our clients and investment professionals.
1 AUM includes committed but unfunded capital for PPM's private equity and commercial real estate businesses.