Investec hires Insight manager

Investec Asset Management has appointed Jacob Robbins to manage its $154m (£80.7m) Global Dynamic fund. Prior to joining Investec in 2005, Robins worked at Insight Investment as an associate director in international equities. The Global Dynamic fund is an actively managed global equity fund. It sits within the group’s suite of 4Factor products, all of which share a single analytical process. Over a one-year time period, the fund delivered a first-quartile return of 30.6%, according to data from Lipper.