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Holliman joins Threadneedle global equity team

Threadneedle Investments has appointed Andrew Holliman to its Global Equity Team

Holliman comes from Baillie Gifford where he was investment manager for North America, responsible for both pension funds and an OEIC. With six years investment experience, he worked in other roles for Baillie Gifford including as an investment analyst for North America and UK smaller companies.

Holliman will work alongside global equity team head Dominic Rossi and Jeremy Podger who was appointed to the team last week.

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Neptune video: Abenomics: the impetus for Japan’s fast-track recovery?

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