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Husselbee joins Neptune

John Husselbee has joined Neptune to head up a new and independent multi-manager subsidiary.

Husselbee left Henderson Global Investors, where he was director of multi-manager, earlier this year.

Neptune managing director Robin Geffen says he believes in the multi-manager concept with an increasing number of clients and intermediarties looking to use such products.

The new subsidiary will operate an independent structure under a new and non-conflicting brand.


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