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Solus loses two fund managers

Solus Investment Funds managing director John Eckersley and investment director David Soutar are leaving the company to set up an investment boutique.

Eckersley, who managed the Solus charity UK equity fund, has been with the company for 10 years but is quitting to establish Castlefield Investments.

He will be joined by UK equity income and UK growth manager Soutar, who will be replaced in August by John Smith, head of investment strategy for parent firm Brown Shipley.

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