Seven of Threadneedle’s North American team join Artemis
Artemis Investment Management LLP has confirmed the appointment of fund manager William Warren and analysts Olivia Miller, Chris Kent, Nafis Chowdhury and Paul Gannon, all have previously been working for Threadneedle.
The moves follow up on Artemis’ recent appointment of two senior members of Threadneedle’s North American equities team – Cormac Weldon and Stephen Moore in January 2014.
Commenting on the changes,Richardv Pursglove (pictured), head of retail at Artemis, added: “We are delighted to welcome all seven members of this outstanding team. Subject to regulatory approval, we will be launching five funds for them towards the end of Q3 this year. These funds will include long-only and long-short strategies for distribution in the UK and Europe.
Looking forward, Pursglove stresses: “This significant development for Artemis broadens further the asset classes available to our clients. And given the team’s record, we are confident that they will meet or exceed investors’ expectations.”