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Armstrong Investment Managers has hired Simon Ellis as a consultant to drive its business strategy. As well as heading up the review of the Financial Services Skills Council’s restructure, Ellis began work on business development at the newly formed multi-asset investment house at the start of June.

JO Hambro Capital Management is to rebrand its private client business following the appointment of Andy Steel as chief executive. Steel joins from JO Hambro Investment Management, where he was CEO and has 15 years’ exper-ience in the private client investment management industry.

Hedge fund manager Man Group has appointed Ruud Hendriks and Frederic Jolly as non-executive directors, effective from August 1. Hendriks recently retired from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he was managing director and co-head of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa. Jolly was chief executive of Russell Investments for Europe, Middle East and Africa until the summer of 2008. After 14 years with the company, he left to set up his own advisory business.

Sinfonia Asset Management has recruited Paul Kim as fund manager of the firm’s Oeic portfolios. Kim is currently the director of portfolio management at FundQuest and has over 26 years’ experience in financial services. Alongside Richard Timberlake, Kim was one of the founders of multi-manager business IMS in 1999. It was acquired by BNP Pari- bas in April 2008 and merged into the FundQuest brand, where Kim has managed the CF FundQuest select fund.


Sarasin switches to sustainable property

Sarasin is repositioning one of its real estate funds to invest in property companies focused on improving the environment through sustainable projects.The Sarasin Real Estate Equity fund has become the Sustainable Equity Real Estate Global fund to include companies that are leading their industries with sustainable construction and property management.The fund has social and environmental […]

Comic relief

It was just three short years ago that the A-Day reforms were introduced. That they were introduced amid the confusion of U-turns and even U-turns on U-turns was unfortunate and highly confusing but the end result was probably worthwhile.

PosSol expands level 4 training

Positive Solutions is set to roll out its apprenticeship scheme across the country and is in talks with universities about developing a follow-up programme to bring candidates up to QCF level four.

Mismatch of the day

I once had a client for whom the optimum portfolio was a single share – either he held it or he didn’t. In a similar vein, the riskiest position he ever took, in his view, was holding only cash. In such circumstances, it meant he was bereft of positive ideas and was invested in an asset class bound to be eroded by inflation.


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