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F&C appoints new head of US smaller companies

Foreign & Colonial has appointed Robert Siddles as head of US smaller companies.

Siddles joins F&C from Gartmore where he was head of US equities for five years. He left Gartmore after its acquisition by the US mutual house, Nationwide of Ohio, and its subsequent transfer of US equities management to America. Siddles has worked in US equities for 14 years.

F&C head of equities Nick Mustoe says: “He is a very experienced investor and will further enhance our expanding equity team.”

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