F&C has further strengthened its emerging markets team by appointing Claire Franklin as an analyst bringing the total desk strength to 14.
Franklin joins from London-based hedge fund Sloane Robinson Investment Management and will be responsible for sectors within the Eastern Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA) region.
Franklin will report to F&C head of emerging equities Jeff Chowdhry who said: “This hire completes the re-building of the emerging market equity team which began earlier this year.”
“Since then, F&C has hired Urban Larson from Barings to head up Latin America and Gareth Morgan from Shell Pensions as a fund manager covering Russia and Latin America. F&C has 14 investment professionals focused on emerging markets including Asia.”