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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? - Liontrust, Baillie Gifford, Others

Editorial Staff, 11 January 2018


The latest moves in wealth management across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Liontrust Asset Management
UK-based firm Liontrust Asset Management has appointed Donald Phillips, David Roberts and Phil Milburn to its global fixed income team.

Phillips will join the firm in February 2018 from Bailie Gifford.

Both Roberts and Milburn will join Liontrust from Kames Capital later this month. 

Baillie Gifford
Edinburgh-headquartered asset management firm Baillie Gifford has appointed Lesley Dunn as co-manager of the Baillie Gifford Corporate Bond Fund and Lucy Isles as co-manager of the Baillie Gifford High Yield Bond Fund.

Dunn will join Torcail Stewart and Stephen Rodger as a co-manager on the Corporate Bond Fund. She is an investment manager in the high yield team, having joined Baillie Gifford from Aberdeen Asset Management in 2016. 

Isles will work alongside Robert Baltzer in co-managing the High Yield Bond Fund. She joined Baillie Gifford as a graduate from the University of St Andrews in 2012 and became an investment manager in the high yield team in 2015.

Conyers Dill & Pearman
Offshore law firm Conyers Dill & Pearman has named Paul Naylor as its new chief operating officer, taking up the role from 1 April and taking over from Stephen DeSilva, who retires at the end of March after more than 25 years with the firm.

Prior to joining Conyers, Naylor worked at Linklaters for over 10 years, most recently as business manager for its global dispute resolution division and COO for its India practice.

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