SVM co-founder Margaret Lawson retires

Neil Veitch to manage former mandates

Cristian Angeloni
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Neil Veitch will take over the management of the SVM UK Growth fund as its lead manager as the firm's UK investment director Margaret Lawson is set to retire.

Lawson was one of the original co-founders of SVM in 1990 and joined the broader River and Mercantile group in the 2022 rebrand. Prior to setting up SVM, she was an investment manager at FS Assurance, where she ran its flagship UK strategy, the FS Balanced Growth fund. Veitch has managed the SVM UK Opportunities fund - which River and Mercantile Group is looking to merge with the SVS Revera Dynamic - since 2006, and was named alternate fund manager of the SVM UK Growth fund earlier this year. He has worked alongside Lawson for the last 17 years as part of SVM's UK equity team. SVM UK ...

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