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Carr Sheppards Crossthwaite appoints European strategists

Private client investment manager and stockbroker Carr Sheppards Crossthwaite is recruiting Andrew Bell as chief European strategist.

Bell was formerly joint head of investment trusts at Credit Suisse First Boston and has also worked at Phillips & Drew.

He will be responsible for producing market strategy documentation and assisting the investment trust team with research and strategy recommendations.

CSC chief executive Fred Carr says: “He brings a proven track record in international economic strategy and European equities and his expertise in the investment trust sector complements our on highly developed team.”


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