Premier Miton hires Merian's Harris as head of fixed income

Joined by Simon Prior and Przemyslaw Pietraszek

Lauren Mason
Premier Miton's new head of fixed income Lloyd Harris

Premier Miton's new head of fixed income Lloyd Harris

Premier Miton has hired Merian's Lloyd Harris as head of fixed income and lead manager of the Premier Corporate Bond Monthly Income fund following Jupiter's ongoing acquisition of Merian Global Investors, which is set to complete in the second half of 2020.

Harris, who had worked at Merian since 2012 and ran the firm's £431m Corporate Bond fund, £223m Monthly Income Bond fund and its $374m (£299m) Financials Contingent Capital fund, will be joined by Merian co-manager Simon Prior, who will run Premier's Corporate Bond Monthly Income fund alongside him. Przemyslaw Pietraszek will also join from Merian as assistant manager. He has been part of Merian's fixed income team since 2018 and has eight years of investment experience. Revealed: The key management changes under the Jupiter/Merian merger Prior to joining Merian, Harris worked as a...

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