Northcape Capital was established in 2004, and specialises in managing concentrated portfolios of listed Australian and global equities. Operating out offices in Sydney and Melbourne, Northcape manages more than A$8 billion of assets on behalf of a range of institutional clients and high net worth individuals. Profile currently invests in the Northcape Global Emerging Markets fund via both the Accumulation and Preservation Portfolios.
Patrick Russel is a Director of Northcape, and a portfolio manager and analyst for the Emerging Markets equity strategy. Patrick joined Northcape in July 2008. Prior to this, Patrick worked at Merrill Lynch for 18 years where he was a Managing Director within the Global Emerging Markets research team, and head of the Asia Pacific Telecom and Media research team, based in Melbourne. This involved extensive travel and researching of emerging market companies across North and South Asia, Australasia and the sub continent. Previously Patrick worked for Kleinwort Benson (London) as an equity analyst, and prior to that for the New Zealand Government Department of Trade and Industry, as an Econometrician.
Patrick holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury (Lincoln College, NZ), and has completed post graduate studies in Developing Country Economics and Investment Analysis.