Press Release: GW&K Deepens Institutional Equities Bench With Key Hire
Aaron Clark joins firm as equity portfolio manager as the firm ramps up focus on larger-cap strategies.

BOSTON, MA - March 3, 2015 - GW&K Investment Management (GW&K), a dynamic investment management firm offering active equity and fixed income investment solutions to meet the needs of a diverse client base, today announced that Aaron Clark has joined GW&K as a portfolio manager. Building upon the firm's established track record in the small cap equity space, Clark will assist in managing the firm's three larger-cap equity strategies. Clark has over 20 years of investment experience, including portfolio management and research. Before joining GW&K, he was a principal and portfolio manager at Tetrem Capital Management in Boston. Prior to that, Clark held portfolio management positions at Pioneer Investments in Boston, and Morgan Stanley Investment Management in New York. In commenting on the announcement, Thomas F.X. Powers, partner and co-president of GW&K, said, "In building our teams, we always look for talented analysts and portfolio managers who have established track records in the industry, who share our philosophy of investing and who want to be part of a strong boutique firm with excellent growth potential. We not only see Aaron as an excellent fit with GW&K's investment philosophy, but his expertise in larger-cap and dividend oriented investing will be a great asset as we expand our capabilities and grow our business in these areas." Clark is a Chartered Financial Analyst and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Trinity College in Connecticut. GW&K manages 16 distinct strategies across its equity and fixed income products suite. The firm's diverse client base includes corporations, public funds, endowments, foundations, religious organizations, multi-employer/unions, financial institutions, and individuals and families. GW&K currently has over $23 billion in assets under management, of which $5 billion are institutional assets.


About GW&K Investment Management
GW&K was founded in 1974 to offer innovative investment solutions consistent with its clients' objectives. The firm first achieved recognition for its municipal bond portfolio management and it remains one of the cornerstones of its investment offerings. Through the years, the firm has successfully introduced a range of equity and taxable bond strategies for individual investors and, more recently, for the institutional space where the firm continues to successfully expand its footprint.

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