The latest moves in wealth management across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Newton Investment Management
Newton Investment Management has announced that Christopher Metcalfe has decided to retire at the end of 2017. He runs the Newton UK Income, Newton UK Opportunities and Newton Multi Asset Growth funds, WealthBriefing understands.
Simon Nichols, who heads up the Newton UK equity fund, will take over the Newton UK Income and Newton UK Opportunities funds. Paul Flood will take over Metcalfe’s Newton Multi-Asset Growth fund in addition to his own Newton Multi-Asset Diversified Return and Newton Multi-Asset Income funds.
Kames Capital has strengthened its multi-asset portfolios range with two new appointments, the firm said in a statement.
Jacob Vijverberg has been appointed as co-manager of the UK-domiciled Kames Diversified Monthly Income Fund and also on the Dublin-registered Kames Global Diversified Income Fund alongside current manager Vincent McEntegart.
Robert-Jan van der Mark becomes co-manager of the UK
domiciled Kames Diversified Growth Fund and the Dublin domiciled
Kames Global Diversified Growth Fund working alongside current
manager Colin Dryburgh.
Van der Mark and Vijverberg are part of the multi-asset team of Kames’ Dutch sister company Aegon Asset Management Netherlands.
WHIreland has appointed Chris Bell as senior investment manager as it looks to build its presence on the Isle of Man and internationally, the firm said in a statement.
Bell gained a BA (Hons) in commerce at Birmingham University before embarking on his investment career as a graduate trainee at Framlington Investment Management in London.
He relocated to the Isle of Man in 2001 and has held senior investment positions, most recently as head of investment management at a local investment business, where he focused on managing bespoke mandates for institutional and private clients.