Old Mutual Asset Management (OMAM) is looking to recruit a fund manager to head up its actively mana...
Old Mutual Asset Management (OMAM) is looking to recruit a fund manager to head up its actively managed UK Growth fund which is currently managed by the group's active UK equities desk but has no named manager.
Graham Kane, head of business development at OMAM, said that the UK Growth fund was essential to sit alongside its corporate bond, worldwide bond, European and UK smaller companies offerings in OMAM's core range of funds.
Kane said that OMAM is not, however, searching for active managers to take over the running of its US and Japan funds. Both are managed by the active quantitive team, which was renamed the structured equity team from 1 January, but neither offer sufficient marketing potential to justify the search.
The search for a fund manager follows the appointment last September of John Ainsworth from Hill Samuel as CEO. He brought with him a team of fund managers including Peter Baxter, who was Hill Samuel's chief investment officer, Fiona Hathorn, Hill Samuel's head of Far East and global emerging markets, Adrian Farthing, head of continental European equities, and Ashton Bradbury, who is best known as a UK small cap manager.
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