Franklin Templeton to transition oversight of UK equity team to Martin Currie platform

Colin Morton will continue to lead the team

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Franklin Templeton's UK country head Martin Gilbey
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Franklin Templeton's UK country head Martin Gilbey

Franklin Templeton has announced the planned oversight transition of its UK equity team to the Martin Currie platform by 1 February 2022.

In the meantime, Martin Currie's current head of investment strategy and oversight Michael Browne has taken on extra responsibilities and joined the Franklin Templeton UK equity team's chain of oversight as a secondee on 1 October. Colin Morton, head of UK equities, has since been reporting to Browne. - He was previously reporting to Canada-based Garey Aitken, CIO, developed markets equity, Franklin Templeton. The planned changes will make local UK oversight easier, the fund manager told Investment Week. The fund manager emphasised that the planned oversight transition will not impact...

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