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Standard Life Investments makes senior level appointments

Fund management house Standard Life Investments has made three senior level appointments to its fixed income team.

Jonathan Gibbs has joined from Henderson AMP where he was a divisional director in the global interest rate team. He will be responsible for managing £2 billion of index-linked assets and institutional fixed interest funds.

Gregor MacIntosh has moved from Edinburgh Fund Managers to manage euro denominated assets.

Craig MacDonald joins from Standard & Poor to develop the team&#39s credit and analytical work.

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