Swiss asset manager Vontobel has unified its thematic and sustainable investing boutiques to create one sustainable and thematic boutique with CHF10bn in assets.

The move is in line with the company’s plan to further enhance its offering to investors and boost assets over the coming years.

Vontobel Asset Management head of investments for sustainable and thematic boutique Hans Speich said: “With excellent performance and our state-of-the-art infrastructure, this new setup allows for even better results through improved idea sharing amongst our sustainable investment specialists.

“Importantly for our clients, the investment processes will remain unchanged.”

Vontobel has operations across 13 locations including Switzerland, Europe and the US, and employs nearly 400 staff. The firm offers services in equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative investments.