Threadneedle appoints UK Small Cap manager
Matthew Evans has been appointed to the role of UK Small Cap fund manager, starting in early October at Threadneedle Investments.
Evans previously managed smaller companies at UK manager Legal & General Investment Management.
At Threadneedle he will work with James Thorne, UK Small Cap fund manager, and report to Simon Brazier, head of UK Equities.
Threadneedle manages some €1.69bn in small and mid-cap equities, out of a total of €19bn in UK equities.
Simon Brazier said: “Our UK equities investment team is one of the strongest in the industry. Our robust product range is supported by a proven track record, active idea sharing and teamwork. Matthew’s appointment further strengthens our UK small and mid-cap expertise and I am confident that with his experience and expertise in this asset class, the team will continue to deliver out-performance for our clients.”