Threadneedle poaches Martin Currie’s Robson

Threadneedle Investments has appointed Neil Robson as fund manager in its global equities team.

Mark Burgess
Mark Burgess

Robson will become lead manager on the $49.5m (£31m) Threadneedle Global Focus fund in November. He will report to Jeremy Podger, the head of global equities.

Robson joins from Martin Currie Investment Management where he worked as a global portfolio manager.

He has also previously worked for Pioneer Asset Management and Barings Asset Management.

Mark Burgess, chief investment officer at Threadneedle, says: “We have a very strong global equities team, which takes a borderless, active approach to finding the best opportunities available in equity markets around the world.”

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