Franklin Templeton hires for UK equity team

Mark Hall retires

Kathleen Gallagher
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Courtney Westcarr and Jo Rands of Franklin Templeton
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Courtney Westcarr and Jo Rands of Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton has hired two new research members to its UK equity team as a portfolio manager, Mark Hall, retires.

Jo Rands and Courtney Westcarr will join the team as senior research analyst/fund manager and research analyst associate respectively. Rands, who will focus on large cap UK equities, has over 14 years' experience of managing UK equity portfolios and has previously worked at Rathbones, Hermes and HSBC. Schroders revamps UK equities business to meet client need Westcarr will focus on UK small and mid-cap equities and was previously an equity research analyst at Cardale Asset Management.  Both will be based at Franklin Templeton offices in Leeds and will report to Colin Morton,...

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