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BlackRock appoints UK fund co-manager

Nick Little has been appointed to the role of co-manager on the BlackRock UK fund.

The appointment takes effect from today with Little assuming shared responsibility for the £444m fund alongside Mark Lyttleton.

Little was selected for the role based on his previous experience managing UK equity portfolios for BlackRock.

“Nick’s promotion acknowledges his strong track record of managing UK equity mandates for institutional clients over the past seven years,” said Mark Elliott, the head of UK retail sales at BlackRock, in a statement today.

The fund’s investment philosophy will remain the same while the management style will retain the flexibility required to adjust to economic cycles.

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