Man GLG promotes Houlden to co-manage Absolute Value fund

Reporting to lead portfolio manager Jack Barrat

Mike Sheen
clock • 1 min read
James Houlden, co-portfolio manager of the Man GLG Absolute Value fund

James Houlden, co-portfolio manager of the Man GLG Absolute Value fund

Man GLG has appointed James Houlden as co-portfolio manager of the Man GLG Absolute Value fund, reporting to lead portfolio manager Jack Barrat.

Houlden, who has spent nearly four years with Man GLG, has worked as an analyst on the fund since its June 2017 launch. Prior to joining Man GLG, he worked within the equities team at UBS. Garraway's Schembri: There's value somewhere in value Man GLG Absolute Value, which has £350m in AUM, seeks to identify companies with assets or returns that are undervalued by the market in long positions, and firms that are overvalued with deteriorating returns and outlook for short positions. The long/short fund aims to prove an absolute return in all market conditions net of fees in excess...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment Week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now


Already an Investment Week


More on Equities

Dan Green, portfolio manager at Martin Currie

Three sectors that will benefit from the digital economy

E-commerce, the auction industry and cybersecurity

Dan Green
clock 12 August 2022 • 3 min read
Wiggins took the role after his departure from abrdn just five months after the launch of its MyFolio Sustainable fund range.

Joe Wiggins departs St James's Place

Just over a year in role

James Baxter-Derrington
clock 11 August 2022 • 1 min read
Kelly Hagg joins Nuveen from Janus Henderson

Nuveen poaches from Janus Henderson for new head of responsible investing

Newly-created role

clock 11 August 2022 • 1 min read