First State appoints portfolio manager

First State has appointed Tal Lomnitzer as a portfolio manager in the global resources team.

Joanne Warner
Joanne Warner

Lomnitzer joins First State from the Merchant Global Resources fund. He has also previously worked for NewSmith Capital, ORN Capital and Deutsche Asset Management.

Joanne Warner, head of global resources at First State, says: “His location in London, working alongside analyst, Pete Campbell, will improve the team’s real-time coverage of the UK, European and North American markets which are critical to our global investment philosophy.”

The global resources team manages the £767m First State Global Resources fund which focuses on investment in resources and energy company equities.

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