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Liontrust hires Charles Stanley fund distribution head

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Liontrust has appointed Martin Weisinger from Charles Stanley’s fund arm Matterley Funds to its discretionary sales team.

Weisinger, who was head of distribution at Matterley, will report to Liontrust’s head of discretionary sales Stephen Corbett.

Corbett says: “Martin’s 25 years of experience, particularly in working with long-short funds, combined with his excellent contacts and knowledge of the industry make him a key hire for Liontrust. We are pleased to welcome him to the team.”

Before joining Matterley in March 2015, Weisinger worked for 12 years at F&C Asset Management, as well as Thames River Capital.

Weisinger says: “I’m excited to be joining a growing and innovative business, and look forward to being part of Liontrust as it broadens its fund and investor base. I was attracted by Liontrust’s high conviction managers, who have a distinct investment process.”

Liontrust manages £4.7bn in assets as of 31 December 2015.

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