Jupiter Asset Management has appointed Robert Mumby as assistant fund manager, effective from January.
Mumby joins from Canaccord Capital and will assist Philip Gibbs in managing the 680m Jupiter Financial Opportunties unit trust, which launched in June 1997.
He will also offer support by analysing financial stocks for Gibbs other mandates, having worked in stock market analysis for over 11 years, including time at HSBC, BZW, CSFB.
Mumby says: Philip and I have worked together as analysts in the past and I am relishing the opportunity to work with him once again. Jupiter has a tremendous reputation as a fund manager and I am looking forward to using the knowledge I have acquired over the past 11 years to help build on that record.