Investec AM recruits SLI's EMD manager for multi-asset team

Will help to build Investec's absolute return strategy

Mike Sheen
Imran Ahmed joins Investec AM from Standard Life Investments

Imran Ahmed joins Investec AM from Standard Life Investments

Investec Asset Management has expanded its multi-asset team with the appointment of Imran Ahmad as a portfolio manager, who previously ran a Standard Life Investments' (SLI) emerging market debt fund.

Ahmad, whose appointment brings Investec's multi-asset investment team to a staff of 32, joined SLI in 2016 and was portfolio manager of its £112m Emerging Market Debt Unconstrained fund. Diment poised to head Aberdeen Standard Investments EMD team as House departs Head of multi-asset absolute return Russell Silberston said Ahmed will help to build the firm's absolute return strategy and be an "active participant" in its rates & FX and macro research groups, which he described as "two crucial building blocks" in Investec's multi-asset strategies. Silberston added: "I am delighted t...

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