Downing appoints Simon Evan-Cook to fund management team

Previously at Premier AM

Elliot Gulliver-Needham
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Downing Fund Managers has expanded its fund management team with the hire of Simon Evan-Cook, the multi-asset, fund-of-funds manager.

Judith MacKenzie, founder and head of Downing, described Evan-Cook as a ‘perfect fit' for the boutique fund business. The multi-asset fund manager has more than 25 years of financial services experience, beginning his career with Fidelity, then working at Rothschild Asset Management and Gartmore. He then joined Premier Asset Management in 2006, where he built his reputation as a senior member of the multi-asset team, until leaving to work as a columnist in January 2021. Judith MacKenzie, founder and head of Downing, said: "I am delighted that Simon has chosen to join DFM - he bring...

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