Invesco UK equity head
Mark Barnett is head of UK equities at Invesco Perpetual, based in Henley-on-Thames. He is responsible for the management of a number of UK equity portfolios, with a focus on the management of open- and closed-ended vehicles. Barnett began his investment career with Mercury Asset Management in 1992 and joined Invesco in 1996. He is one of the firm's most experienced fund managers, specialising in UK equity income investing.
In 2017, he stood down as manager of the £230m Keystone investment trust, transferring responsibility over to fellow equities manager James Goldstone.
98% of intended trading completed by new manager
In a letter to shareholders
'Can't list fund on a platform unless it's daily dealing'
Morningstar sees 'building investor interest' in ESG space in January data
Concerns on liquidity and performance
£43.9bn assets under management in 'dog fund'
Woodford drama proves independent oversight is necessary
Letter to investors
Removed from recommended list
Mixed industry reaction to new appointment
Follows extended period of underperformance
Industry rallies round Invesco manager following WEIF gating
Repurchase at 46% discount to NAV
Effective 1 January 2020
Better off backing a lone manager or a team?
Which products are at risk?
'Throwing in Woodford for headline value'
Mark Barnett criticised
Three years of underperformance
Set to work on reducing less liquid stocks
Insists funds are balanced
Lack of shareholder support
Difficult time for flagship fund
Opportunities in domestically oriented stocks