GARS co-manager Richardson departs to seek 'new challenge'

Leaving firm was own decision

Anna Fedorova
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GARS co-manager departs ASI
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GARS co-manager departs ASI

Neil Richardson, one of the four managers on Aberdeen Standard Investments’ flagship Global Multi-Asset Absolute Return Strategy (GARS), has decided to leave the firm in search for new opportunities.

In a post on LinkedIn the manager, who has been at ASI for nearly a decade, said he was leaving the firm to look "for a new challenge" and the decision was "entirely [his] own". He wrote: "Working as a portfolio manager on GARS, the flagship global multi-asset absolute return fund, has been exciting, stimulating, and a privilege. "I still love working in financial markets, and there are many talented individuals at ASI with whom I was lucky enough to be able to exchange thoughts. "However, for several reasons, I felt that I was beginning to lose motivation and to underperform again...

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