Buxton's £25.7bn single-strategy business to rebrand as Merian Global Investors

Launching as standalone firm

Laura Dew
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Richard Buxton's £25.7bn single-strategy business, formerly part of Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI), is to be renamed as Merian Global Investors following the completion of its sale to TA Associates.

The name, which will come into effect from autumn 2018, has been inspired by German scientist and adventurer Maria Sibylla Merian who was one of the first scientists to challenge widely-accepted myths about her discipline. "The newly-independent business believes there are many synergies between the pioneering work and character of Merian and its vision, values and culture," a statement said. "Further, as a polymath, Merian embodied the multi-faceted approach OMGI takes to investment. With no centralised investment process or chief investment officer, the firm's investment teams are f...

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