Investec names Spinks diversified growth fund co-manager

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Investec Asset Management has appointed Michael Spinks as co-managed of the £80m Investec Diversified Growth fund.

Spinks, who joined the firm in August 2012, will co-manage the fund alongside the firm’s global head of multi-asset investments Philip Saunders.

Prior to his move to Investec, Spinks was at Schroders for eight years and worked as a portfolio manager with the firm’s multi-asset investment division.

Investec co-chief investment officer Domenico Ferrini says: “Michael’s significant experience and insight has added further depth to the Investec multi-asset investment team, allowing us to capture the investment opportunities we see evolving in this area and enabling the team to provide successful, innovative investment strategies for our clients.”