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JO Hambro hires Wood from Newton to launch UK opps fund

Jo Hambro Capital Management has appointed John Wood from Newton to launch an onshore UK opportunities fund in the autumn.

Wood has run the Newton UK opps fund since February 2002 and generated 49 per cent over three years.

JOHCM chief executive Nichola Pease says Wood’s investment style and track record fits well with the firm’s culture.

The UK opps fund will sit alongside JOHCM’s UK growth fund managed by Mark Costar and its UK equity income fund managed by Clive Beagles.

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