Liontrust raids GAM for team heads as outflows persist

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James Baxter-Derrington
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Liontrust has poached from GAM’s distribution and investment arms to bolster its senior staff, while outflows continue to outweigh positive market movements.

Writing alongside this morning's trading statement, Liontrust CEO John Ions praised the "strong track record" of Mark Hawtin, who joins from GAM as the firm's new head of global growth equities. Hawtin brings 37 years' investment experience, most recently as investment director and leader of GAM's global growth equity team, which manages the GAM Star Disruptive Growth and Star Alpha Technology funds. He departs the Swiss firm after 16 years, having joined from Marshall Wace Asset Management in 2008. GAM hires Newton IM's Markham as head of global growth equities Hawtin heads to Lio...

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