Skerritts' Merricks to co-manage 8AM Global Focused fund with McGrath

Will continue in his role at Skerritts

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Tom McGrath, manager of the 8AM Global Focused fund
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Tom McGrath, manager of the 8AM Global Focused fund

Andy Merricks, head of investments at Skerritts Wealth Management, has been appointed co-manager of the 8AM Global Focused fund alongside existing manager Tom McGrath who has run the fund since January 2015.

At the same time, Merricks will continue in his role as head of investments at Skerritts Wealth Management, which he has held since 2004. The £2.9m fund will maintain its objective of aiming to deliver long-term growth through a concentrated portfolio by focusing on a select number of themes such as robotics. 8AM Global launches model portfolio service for Philbin and McGrath Merricks said: "It makes sense to invest in themes that are here to stay for the next few years at least. Others have been talking about areas such as cyber security and robotics and automation, but we get on ...

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