Abbington Investment Group, LLC is a boutique investment management firm with extensive experience working with domestic and international high net worth individuals and institutional clients. Each client presents unique circumstances. When developing and implementing various investment strategies, we ensure our clients’ preferences and requirements are considered. By actively using technology, we provide efficiency in constructing diversified investment portfolios.
Our approach is global. We select from a palette of domestic and global equities, fixed income, currency, commodities and alternative markets, and we look for uncorrelated return streams to enhance risk/return efficiencies.
We design investment strategies to meet each client’s risk and return objectives. Our guidance and recommendations are based on agreed and trackable goals.
Every successful investment strategy starts with understanding our client’s unique needs. We are committed to working with our clients throughout all investment cycles.
We design investment solutions that aim to give our clients the highest possible return for each unit of portfolio risk.
Our team’s industry experience allows us to customize our investment approach in line with each client’s needs, balancing risk tolerance, capital preservation and liquidity requirements.
We do this by:
We are able to provide a full range of financial and investment services to institutional investors, including corporations, endowments, profit-sharing plans and foundations. Our services include consultations with both boards of directors and company management teams in order to develop, design and implement the following:
Peter Van Dessel
Chairman and Chief Investment Officer
Peter Van Dessel is an investment management professional and fund manager with over 30 years of experience in fund management, alternative investments, debt and capital markets, investment banking and pension fund consulting. He served as Chairman of the Bosera China Fund Limited and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Electricity Supply Board of Ireland’s Pension Fund, a $5 billion fund based in Dublin, Ireland. Peter spent the majority of his career in Dublin, Ireland where he was Head of Trading at BNP Paribas, Chief Executive of WestLB Covered Bond Bank, and Chief Operating Officer of Abbey Capital Limited, a large fund of managed futures funds based out of Dublin and New York.
Grace Y. Toh
Chief Executive Officer
Grace Y. Toh is a financial services professional with over 30 years of experience in private banking and wealth management, concentrating on building and managing long-term relationships with high net worth and institutional clients. Previously, she was a Senior Vice President at HSBC Private Bank and The Private Bank at Bank of America (now US Trust). She is a graduate of Wellesley College with a B.A. in Economics and Chinese Studies. She studied Management Information Systems and Accounting at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and earned her MBA in Finance from the Jones School of Management at Rice University. She has served on a number of not-for-profit boards and is a member of Wellesley College’s Board of Trustees.
Chief Technology Officer
Charles (Chuck) Waite is an IT professional with over 25 years of experience as an electrical engineer and manager. Chuck has extensive experience in technical product development, from concept through production release. He entered the computer industry in the mid-1980s, as a design engineer with Data General's Central Processor Division. Chuck worked with a number of high tech companies, including Fairchild, National Semiconductor, Cimaron Communications and AMCC, where he held positions ranging from Design Engineer to Vice President of Engineering. Chuck graduated from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth College and earned an MBA from Columbia University, where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma.
Abbington Investment Group, LLC
Washington, DC Office
2101 L Street, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, DC 20037
Boston, MA Office
One Boston Place, Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02108
Portland, ME Office
7 Ocean Street
S. Portland, ME 04106
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