04.07.2017 — Berenberg recruits Dr. Bernd Meyer as Chief Strategist for Wealth and Asset Management

Hamburg. Germany’s oldest private bank is continuing to expand its Wealth and Asset Management. Dr. Bernd Meyer (49), a multi-asset strategist who has won many distinctions, will switch from Commerzbank to Berenberg as of 1 October.


“With Bernd Meyer, we are delighted to have hired an internationally respected expert for equity and asset allocation. Not only does he have 20 years of professional experience as a market strategist, he has also been involved in empirical capital market research for more than 25 years,” says Henning Gebhardt, Head of Wealth and Asset Management at Berenberg. As Chief Strategist, Dr. Meyer will determine Berenberg’s capital market opinion, develop multi-asset solutions and head up multi-asset portfolio management including asset management activities.

Dr. Meyer started his career in 1998 at Deutsche Bank. In early 2010, he moved from Deutsche Bank in London, where he had been Head of the European Equity Strategy, to Commerzbank, where he established the global Cross Asset Strategy Research as head of the division. Together with his team, he consistently ranked amongst the top multi-asset strategists. In each of the past five years, the team featured in the top three multi-asset research teams worldwide in the renowned Extel Survey.

At Commerzbank, Meyer also contributed to the design and development of multi-asset funds and strategy ETFs. He is a DVFA investment analyst, received the CFA Charter in 2001 and is a guest lecturer in Empirical Capital Market Research at the University of Trier. Bernd Meyer has published numerous articles as well as two books and has received three academic awards.

Sandra Hülsmann
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