Downing's Evan-Cook appointed advisor to VT Johnston Financial's multi-asset funds

£149m fund range

Valeria Martinez
clock • 1 min read

Simon Evan-Cook, fund manager at boutique investment house Downing Fund Managers, has been appointed by Edinburgh-based financial advisor Johnston Financial as investment adviser to the VT Johnston Financial multi-asset funds.

The £149m fund range, which was launched in 2020, consists of the £80m VT Johnston Financial Multi-Asset Cautious fund and the £69m VT Johnston Financial Multi-Asset Balanced fund.  Since April, Evan-Cook has advised the funds following Downing Fox's investment process, which focuses on identifying "outstanding" active funds at reasonable charges.  Downing launches listed infrastructure fund Both funds are currently listed in the IA Unclassified sector, but the firm expects that that the cautious fund will be moved to the IA Mixed Investment 20-60% Shares sector, and that the balan...

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