View more on these topics

Alliance Trust poaches Swip fixed income quartet

Alliance Trust has poached four senior member of the Swip fixed income team including global head of fixed income Rod Davidson.

Davidson is to be joined by fellow Swip employees Gareth Quantrill, Stuart McMaster and Stuart Steven as Alliance Trust looks to bolster its expertise in the space.

The team will officially join Alliance Trust in early 2010.

Davidson has 24 years investment experience. Prior to Swip to spent nine years as global head of fixed income at Aberdeen Asset Management.

Quantrill is the group’s head of bond product, with McMaster head of a aggregate bonds and Steven the firm’s investment director.

Alliance Trust chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox says: “I am delighted to announce the appointment of a new fixed income team to Alliance Trust today.  The combined skills and experience the team brings to our investment approach will greatly enhance the income earning potential of the Trust.
 
“In a challenging external environment, the addition of fixed income expertise will inject greater balance to our overall portfolio and provide us with a wider scope to deliver superior returns to our shareholders.”

Recommended

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com