Martin Currie appoints ex-BlackRock manager to work alongside veteran Walker

As part of ‘well-considered succession plan’

Mike Sheen
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Tom Walker has managed the Global Portfolio trust since 2000
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Tom Walker has managed the Global Portfolio trust since 2000

Martin Currie has appointed Zehrid Osmani to co-manage its Global Portfolio trust alongside long-standing manager Tom Walker, as part of a "well-considered succession plan".

Walker (pictured) has been managing the £225m trust independently since 2000, but he will now be joined by Osmani, who joined the firm in May from BlackRock to lead its Global Long-Term Unconstrained (GLTU)...

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