BMO appoints Aberdeen’s Webster to European equity funds

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BMO Global Asset Management has confirmed its appointment of Phil Webster as portfolio manager across a number of its European equities funds.

Webster will work across the European Equity fund, European Growth & Income fund, Mid-Cap fund and European Small Cap fund.

His appointment is effective immediately.

Webster joins from Aberdeen Asset Management, where he worked for more than a decade, most recently as senior investment manager on the pan-European equities team.

Webster will report to David Moss, who leads the European equities team.

Moss says Webster has an “excellent performance track record in pan-European equities”.

The team, which manages £3.5bn, invests in “high quality businesses, with a strong management team at an attractive price”, says Moss.