SEI Taps Industry Veteran Hintze For Portfolio Management Role

Oct 6 2017 | 12:04am ET

Global fund operations specialist SEI has named former Russell Investments executive David Hintz as U.S. equity portfolio manager as the firm deepens its investment resources and expertise. 

In his new role, Hintz will be responsible for the management of all U.S. large-cap equity strategies, the company said in a statement. He will report to Jason Collins, global head of equity portfolio management in the Investment Management Unit at SEI.

Hintz brings nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry to his new position, the company added. He has become a leading expert on money manager investment processes, styles, and substyles, while his industry thought leadership and experience in manager selection were important to SEI. He was directly involved in the development of an innovative series of benchmark indexes and had notable success as a portfolio manager, the statement noted.

Hintz was previously with Russell Investments for 24 years, according to his LinkedIn profile, working in the company’s consulting group, manager research group and funds management groups. He is a chartered financial analyst. 

Founded in 1961, SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. As of June 30, 2017, SEI manages, advises or administers $809 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $307 billion in assets under management and $497 billion in client assets under administration.

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