Columbia Threadneedle manager Thornber passes away

Worked at company since 1994

Laura Dew
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Columbia Threadneedle's Stephen Thornber, manager of the £1.8bn Threadneedle Global Equity Income fund, has sadly passed away, the group has announced.

Thornber (pictured) had worked at Columbia Threadneedle since 1994 when the firm was founded and was manager of the £1.8bn Threadneedle Global Equity Income fund since its launch in 2007. The firm said he passed away on 28 December.  Prior to running this fund, Thornber managed the Threadneedle UK Monthly Income fund for five years and previously worked at Eagle Star Investments and the Kuwait Investment Office. Mark Burgess, chief investment officer for EMEA and global head of equities, said: "Stephen was a talented investor, a true professional and a gentleman. He was a terrific ...

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