Henderson Global Investors has appointed Kirsteen Morrison as senior fund manager for its socially responsible Investment team. She joins from Henderson's Singapore office, where she was responsible for the global care Asia Pacific fund. Morrison will manage the Henderson SRI and NPI global care SRI funds.
Credit Suisse Asset Management is offering a 1 per cent discount on its income and monthly income funds until the end of June. The discount will reduce the funds' 5.25 per cent initial charges to 4.25 per cent and marks the first birthday of fund manager Bill Mott's return to the funds. He withdrew from the day-to day management of the funds in the late 1990s to take a more strategic role in the company.
Baring Asset Management has appointed James Rainbow as UK marketing manager. He joins from Govett Investment Management, where he was senior marketing manager.
Royal & Sun Alliance is to offer a new range of higher-risk unit trusts. The first of the trusts – the UK prime unit trust – is set for launch at the end of this month. Global, European and North American funds will follow.