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Towry appoints chief investment officer

Towry has appointed Dr Robert Dawkins as chief investment officer.

Dawkins was previously head of multi-manager at Aberdeen Asset Manager and, prior to that, managing director of RBS Asset Management Ltd. He has also held positions at Coutts, LCF Edmond de Rothschild and John Govett.
Towry CEO Andrew Fisher says: “We are delighted to welcome Robert to Towry and to be able to attract such an experienced investor to be our chief investment officer.

“We now have over £3.6 billion of client assets under discretionary management. Our investment management process is strong and robust and our team experienced and focused on managing the affairs of our client. The addition of Bob to the team will help us, and our clients, in our next phase of development and growth.”


Jupiter names Somerville as deputy on global managed

Jupiter Asset Management has named Simon Somerville as deputy manager on its £265m global managed fund under John Chatfeild-Roberts. The group has also named far eastern equities analyst Dan Carter as manager of the Japan portion of the fund, joining the other seven regional managers including Europe manager Cedric de Fonclare. Somerville is to retain […]


MP questions whether FSA withdrew pensions from Equitable Life

Liberal Democrat MP for Eastbourne Stephen Lloyd has questioned whether the FSA withdrew its pensions from Equitable Life when it became aware of the problems within the firm. Lloyd told Parliament yesterday during a debate about compensation for Equitable Life investors that a representative of the Equitable Members Action Group informed him that the FSA […]


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