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Baring wins Somerfield pension scheme

Somerfield Pension Scheme is appointing Baring Asset Management as manager of its £60m UK fixed income portfolio.

The benchmark will be a composite of conventional and index-linked gilts. The objective for the fixed income mandate is to outperform the benchmark by 0.75 per cent a year.

Baring director Patrick Seth says: “This win represents another significant gain for our fixed income team. The performance objective is a demanding risk-adjusted target.”

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