Update: Polar Capital unveils specialist automation and AI fund

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Polar Capital senior fund manager Nick Evans

Polar Capital has extended its technology range with the launch of an automation and artificial intelligence fund.

The Polar Capital Automation and Artificial Intelligence fund will be managed by Xuesong Zhao, Nick Evans and Ben Rogoff and closely supported by Fatima Iu and three technology analysts. It is the first launch under the tenure of new CEO Gavin Rochussen, who joined from JO Hambro Capital Management in July. Its managers will aim to outperform the MSCI ACWI index through investing in global companies across the market-cap spectrum set to benefit from four "powerful" secular themes: industrial automation, artificial intelligence, robotics and advanced materials. The fund will invest in ...

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