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LGIM appoints Miriam Uebel to Deputy Head of Europe, Institutional

Expansion of the Frankfurt-based team underscores LGIM’s European growth strategy and strategic focus on Private Markets offering.

9 Apr 2024

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Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), one of the world’s largest asset managers1, continues to grow its presence in Frankfurt by further strengthening its insitutional team. On 1. April Miriam Uebel joined as Deputy Head of Europe, Institutional.

In this newly created role, Miriam Uebel will collaborate with the existing team to further expand LGIM’s institutional footprint, focus on business development as well as L&G’s Private Markets offering. Additionally, she will promote LGIM's investment expertise in order to help the business grow in strategically important markets across Europe, in response to increasing interest from investors. Miriam Uebel will be based in Frankfurt and report to Volker Kurr, LGIM’s Head of Europe, Institutional.

Miriam Uebel has more than 25 years’ of experience in asset management and supported institutional clients at UBS Asset Management in Germany for 15 years, most recently as Executive Director. In this role she was also responsible for customer relationships with investment consultants in Germany, Austria and Eastern Europe. Additionally, she was a member of the Board of Directors at UBS Fund Management (Luxembourg) S.A.. Miriam Uebel previously worked for other renowned asset managers within Commerbank Group. Miriam Uebel is a CFA charterholder, member of the CFA Institute since 2004, a CAIA charterholder and member of the CAIA Association since 2014. She is also a part-time lecturer at Deutsche Bundesbank University.

Volker Kurr, Head of Europe, Institutional at LGIM: “We are delighted to welcome Miriam Uebel to our team. Her excellent specialist knowledge, long-standing experience in asset management and extensive experience in supporting institutional clients are invaluable to us. We believe her appointment will allow us to better support our existing clients, further strengthen LGIM’s position in the market and help us grow our business in Europe.”

This expansion of LGIM’s institutional team in Frankfurt is part of the firm’s ambitious growth strategy, aimed at expanding its presence in Europe and internationally.

Miriam Uebel, Deputy Head of Europe, Institutional at LGIM: “As one of the world’s largest asset managers, LGIM has outstanding expertise and a comprehensive fixed income and index solutions offering. As I start my new role, I am particularly looking forward to making LGIM’s strategies, which can suit the current market environment well, even more accessible to institutional clients in Europe, while driving the expansion of our private markets and alternatives offering.”


1Assets under management of £1,159.2bn. Source: LGIM internal data as at 31 December 2023. The AUM disclosed aggregates the assets managed by LGIM in the UK, LGIMA in the US and LGIM Asia in Hong Kong. The AUM includes the value of securities and derivatives positions.

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Notes to editors

Established in 1836, Legal & General is one of the UK's leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with £1.2 trillion in total assets under management1 of which 40% is international. We have a unique and highly synergistic business model, which continues to drive strong returns. Legal & General provides powerful asset origination and management capabilities directly to clients, which also underpin our leading retirement and protection solutions. We are a leading international player in Pension Risk Transfer, in UK and US life insurance, and in UK workplace pensions and retirement income. Our purpose is to improve the lives of our customers and create value for our shareholders. Through inclusive capitalism, we are investing in long-term assets, such as real estate and infrastructure, that can help build a better society for the future.

1Data as at 31 December 2023.

LGIM is one of Europe’s largest asset managers and a major global investor, with total assets under management of £1.2 trillion1 ($1.5tn, €1.3tn, CHF 1.2tn). We work with a wide range of global clients, including pension schemes, sovereign wealth funds, fund distributors and retail investors.

For more than 50 years, we have built our business through understanding what matters most to our clients and transforming this insight into valuable, accessible investment products and solutions. We provide investment expertise across the full spectrum of asset classes including fixed income, equities, commercial property, and cash. Our capabilities range from index-tracking and active strategies to liquidity management and liability-based risk management solutions.

1Data as at 31 December 2023. Data combines assets under management by LGIM in the UK, LGIMA in the US and LGIM Asia in Hong Kong. Assets under management include securities and derivatives positions.