Last updated: 14:12 / Monday, 17 June 2013
From Legal & General IM

Threadneedle Appoints Matthew Evans to its UK Small Cap Team

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Threadneedle Appoints Matthew Evans to its UK Small Cap Team
  • He will work closely with James Thorne, UK Small Cap Fund Manager

Threadneedle Investments has appointed Matthew Evans to the role of UK Small Cap Fund Manager, starting early October 2013.  Matthew has 12 years of experience investing in UK smaller companies.  He will work closely with James Thorne, UK Small Cap Fund Manager, and will report to Simon Brazier, Head of UK Equities at Threadneedle.  The Threadneedle UK small and mid-cap team manage a total AUM of £1.44bn out of a total of £16.7bn in UK equities.

Simon Brazier Head of UK Equities commented: “Our UK equities investment team is one of the strongest in the industry.  Our robust product range is supported by a proven track record, active idea sharing and teamwork.  Matthew’s appointment further strengthens our UK small and mid-cap expertise and I am confident that with his experience and expertise in this asset class, the team will continue to deliver out-performance for our clients.”

Matthew was previously a senior UK Small Cap Fund Manager and worked within a team managing £950m at Legal & General Investment Management.

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