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

Will help to build Investec's absolute return strategy

Mike Sheen
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Imran Ahmed joins Investec AM from Standard Life Investments
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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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