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CSAM further boosts UK fund management team

Credit Suisse Asset Management has appointed Errol Francis to its UK equity fund management team. Francis will work across retail and institutional funds with Leigh Harrison on the retail funds and Phil True on the institutional UK equity portfolios.

He has over 17 years of investment experience and joins from Baring Asset Management where he spent 15 years.

CSAM managing director Ian Chimes says: &#34Following the record inflows into the Credit Suisse UK equity funds, we are delighted to welcome someone of Errol&#39s calibre on board to strengthen our team even further. We have long standing expertise in UK equity funds and we&#39ve got some great fund managers who have produced impressive performance in a very challenging market. We&#39re confident that the team will continue to produce the performance that intermediaries have come to expect from CSAM.&#34


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