SJP launches £4.3bn UK equity income offering after merging four funds

Investment objective, benchmark, policy and manager line-up to change

Hope William-Smith
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St James’s Place (SJP) will merge four of its UK equity income funds in favour of one £4.3bn offering as it begins to move away from a single manager structure.

The advice giant today (26 September) said the consolidated fund's investment objective, policy, benchmark and manager line-up will all change. The new UK Equity Income Fund will retain managers from Artemis and Redwheel already working on the offering, and will also appoint JP Morgan Asset Management to its roster. Director of investments Tom Beal said SJP was building a fund range underpinned by multi-manager funds as part of its 2025 strategy. "We believe that by blending complementary managers together, we can generate more consistent returns for our clients," he stated. "Multi...

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