Premier Miton makes key hires as assets bounce back to £10.3bn

Hires fixed income team from Merian GI

Jenna Brown
Mike O'Shea: "These hires strengthen our investment capabilities and broaden the product range we can offer our clients."

Mike O'Shea: "These hires strengthen our investment capabilities and broaden the product range we can offer our clients."

Premier Miton Group has hired Merian Global Investors’ Lloyd Harris as head of fixed income and plans to launch two new products before year-end as its assets under management (AuM) recovered to £10.3bn.

Harris will be lead manager of the Premier Corporate Bond Monthly Income fund. He is set to join the business in August from Merian Global Investors where he has worked since January 2012. Harris will be joined by other members of the Merian fixed income investment team, including co-manager, Simon Prior. The team managed about £1bn across three funds. Premier said it intends to launch two new fixed income products before the end of the calendar year, subject to regulatory approval. Elsewhere, Alan Rowsell has been appointed as manager of a planned new global smaller companies fund...

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