Aviva UK Listed Equity Income fund suffers second manager exit

Chris Murphy departs

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Chris Murphy, the co-manager of the £783.3m Aviva UK Listed Equity Income fund, has left the business following a temporary leave of absence.

"After 18 years, it is time to recharge the batteries and move on. So, I am off to do some skiing and then take on new challenges," he said on LinkedIn. Murphy joined the firm in 2006 from Framlington Investment Management, where he spent 11 years as a fund manager. A spokesperson from Aviva said: "We thank him for his strong contribution over many years and we wish him all the very best for the future." Square Mile downgrades Aviva Equity Income following manager departure Murphy's departure follows that of James Balfour, who managed the UK Listed Equity Income fund alongside h...

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