Nick Marshall has left Smith & Williamson Investment Management after the firm overhauled its portfolio strategy recently.
Former JPMAM and Gartmore bond manager John Anderson has joined Smith & Williamson Investment Management.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management has promoted Mickey Morrissey to the role of head of distribution for pooled funds and discretionary fund management business.
Smith & Williamson has launched an emerging markets value fund, to be managed by Richard McGrath.
Smith & Williamson and Pictet Asset Management are both to cut annual management charges (AMCs) on a variety of funds as part of an overhaul of clean pricing strategies.
Smith & Williamson has appointed Morgan Stanley's Michael Pagliari as investment management partner, its fourth hire in the investment management division in the last two months.
Tineke Frikkee has bought into Lloyds as a play on the housing recovery, in one of her first trades since joining Smith & Williamson to run its £9m UK Equity Income trust.
Mark Pignatelli, manager of the European Growth Trust, will retire from Smith & Williamson at the end of this year.
Tineke Frikkee is to exit BNY Mellon and join Smith & Williamson Investment Management in July to run its UK Equity Income Trust.
Gold and resources funds continued to struggle in the first quarter of 2013, as investors remained in risk-on mode and opted for equities over safe havens such as the precious metal.
Ani Markova, co-manager of the Smith & Williamson Global Gold and Resources fund, has warned investors the gold may take some time to break out of its current trading range.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management has appointed Mickey Morrissey as head of UK IFA sales in a push to grow its discretionary fund management service.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management is to add to its fixed income range with a Medium-Dated Corporate Bond fund for Ian Kenny.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management has promoted Robert Royle to co-manager of the group's £82m North American trust, alongside Lady Tana Focke.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management is the latest group to add institutional share classes to its entire pooled funds range in preparation for RDR.
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