View more on these topics

Deptford joins Smith & Williamson on UK funds

Smith & Williamson Investment Management has recruited former New Star fund manager Charles Deptford.

He is to take on the management of S&W’s UK equity growth and UK special situations trusts and will also assist Rupert Fleming on the UK long/short enterprise offshore fund.

Deptford managed the New Star UK equity income fund, and was one of a number of managers who did not join Henderson after the merger in April. He has also worked for Barings and Rothschild Asset Management, where he was head of UK equities.

He says: “S&W has a boutique approach to fund management which is refreshing and I am also looking forward to supporting Rupert Fleming on the S&W UK long/short capability.”

S&W investment management director of marketing and sales Nick Hodgson says: “Deptford is well known in the retail fund industry and has a wide following among intermediaries which will help us to raise the profile of S&W.”

Recommended

West Brom refutes rescue rumours

West Bromwich Building Society has denied any knowledge of FSA merger talks after press reports claimed the regulator was seeking a rescuer for the mutual.

Five ways to invest in the connected world

Smart utility metering; fitness trackers; connected cars; smart factories; precision agriculture: the internet of things encompasses myriad applications. But how do you gain exposure – and profit – from this growing trend, asks Neptune fund manager & CTO Ali Unwin. Read more: Important information Investment risks Neptune funds may have a high historic volatility rating […]

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