BlackRock veteran Richard Plackett, former head of the UK Small and Mid Cap equities team and co-manager of the £1.4bn Special Situations fund, is to retire from fund management after a quarter of a century, Professional Adviser sister title Investment Week can reveal.
The manager of the group's flagship £1.4bn Special Situations fund took a six-month sabbatical last year, but returned to his responsibilities last October. However, upon his return he decided to step...
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