Henderson Investors is merging its Pacific and emerging markets teams to
provide more integrated coverage of global emerging markets and developed
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.