Fidelity poaches multi asset manager from Janus Henderson

Business-Handshake-General-Hire-Appointment-700x450.jpgFidelity International has hired Chris Forgan as co-portfolio manager of the multi asset team.

Forgan, who joins from Janus Henderson Investors where he ran multi asset funds for over 13 years, will report to James Bateman, chief investment officer, multi asset when he starts in September.

Forgan will focus on the £6.4bn multi asset income range, headed up by portfolio manager Eugene Philalithis.

Bateman says: “Chris’ appointment reflects the continued expansion of Fidelity’s £40bn multi asset business in line with growing client demand for multi asset solutions.

“Fidelity’s multi asset income franchise, led by portfolio manager Eugene Philalithis and supported by the broader team of 34 investment professionals, has delivered consistently strong performance and substantial asset growth. The addition of another highly experienced manager enables the team to continue to meet client expectations and support further asset growth globally.”