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Henderson merges Pacific and emerging fund teams

Henderson Investors is merging its Pacific and emerging markets teams to


provide more integrated coverage of global emerging markets and developed


Asian markets.


Heather Manners, formerly head of the Pacific team, will lead the newly


merged team, which will manage total funds of more than £1.5bn.


The team of nine is responsible for two retail unit trusts, Asian


enterprise and Pacific smaller companies, and two investment trusts.


It will operate from offices in London and Singapore.


Peter Bassett is deputy head of the combined team and responsible for


emerging markets strategy.


Director of asset management Ian Buckley says: “The merger of these two


teams strengthens our ability to take a global, integrated view of emerging


and developing markets and enhances our investment management capability by


concentrating all our activities in these areas under one team structure.

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