DPZ Capital is pleased to announce that Tim Watts, formerly an Investment Director at Royal Bank of Canada, has joined the firm as an Executive Director.
Mr Watts is DPZ Capital’s latest appointment as part of the firm’s on-going strategy to deliver consistent and measurable performance by a team of experienced and internationally regarded individuals. DPZ Capital has seen strong growth to date and Mr Watts joins the management team whilst also helping to further develop the firm’s newly established independent wealth management service which provides comprehensive investment planning, execution and reporting to high net worth individuals, family offices and fiduciaries.
On his move to DPZ Capital, Mr Watts said ‘After 17 years catering for wide ranging investment needs from the fiduciary perspective I decided to seek a new challenge within a smaller, owner managed business. DPZ is at an exciting stage of its history and I am looking forward to bringing my experience to this dynamic boutique to help it achieve its full potential across the chosen business lines.’
Tim Watts relocated to Jersey in 1983 with NatWest Bank before moving to Chase Manhattan in 1986 in an investment management capacity. He joined James Capel in 1987 which was later acquired by Quilters. In 1995 Mr Watts left to join the Abacus Financial Services Group as Investment Services Director. The Abacus business was bought by RBC in 2005. Mr Watts was a former member of the PAM Awards Judging Panel, is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and has over 35 years banking and investment experience.
Darren Zamen, Chief Executive of DPZ Capital said of his appointment, ‘Tim brings a great deal of experience to our team and his knowledge and expertise will play an important role in our growth strategy as we continue to build on the strong investment performance of our existing asset management business.’
Mr Watts is a keen motorsport follower and past participant, having previously raced Superbikes in the UK. His other interests include walking, travel and the occasional game of golf.
DPZ Capital is an independent investment firm based in Jersey that provides wealth & asset management services to high net worth individuals, families, charities and institutions.