Artio Global Investors Inc. Board Appoints Christopher Wright as an Independent Director

  Artio Global Investors Inc. Board Appoints Christopher Wright as an
  Independent Director

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- January 9, 2013

Artio Global Investors Inc. (NYSE: ART) today announced that Christopher
Wright has been appointed to its Board of Directors. He was also appointed to
its Audit, Compensation and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees.

Mr. Wright is Chairman of Emerging Markets Alternatives LLC, a private equity
asset management firm, a director of Merifin Capital Group, a private European
investment firm and serves as an advisor to Campbell Lutyens & Co. Ltd. and
also to Hansa Capital LBG. Until mid-2003 he served as Head of Global Private
Equity for Dresdner Kleinwort Capital and was a Group Board Member of Dresdner
Kleinwort Benson overseeing alternative assets in developed and emerging
markets. He acted as Chairman of various investment funds prior to and
following the latter’s integration with Allianz AG. Mr. Wright is a director
of Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE), Idox PLC (AIM-London) and Yatra Capital Ltd.
(Euronext). He is a Foundation Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford and
serves on its endowment committee.

“We are very pleased to welcome Christopher to our Board. He brings a wealth
of public company and asset management industry experience,” said Tony
Williams, Chief Executive Officer and director. “We look forward to working
with him as we continue growing our highly rated fixed income strategies and
reestablishing the competitiveness of our equity strategies.”

About the Company

Artio Global Investors Inc. is the indirect holding company of Artio Global
Management LLC (“Artio Global”), a registered investment adviser that actively
invests in global fixed income and equity markets primarily for institutional
and intermediary clients.

Headquartered in New York City, Artio Global offers a select group of
investment strategies including High Grade Fixed Income, High Yield,
International Equity and Global Equity. Access to these strategies is offered
through a variety of investment vehicles, including separate accounts,
commingled funds and mutual funds.

For more information, please visit www.artioglobal.com.

Contact:

Investor:
Artio Global Investors Inc.
Peter Sands, +1 212-297-3891
Head of Investor Relations
ir@artioglobal.com
or
Media:
Intermarket Communications
Neil Shapiro, +1 212-754-5423
nshapiro@intermarket.com
 
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