Invesco Perpetual has promoted analyst Oliver Collin to become manager of the €629m Invesco Continental European Small Cap Equity fund, while analyst Matthew Perowne will become manager of the £124m (€172m) Invesco Perpetual European Opportunities fund.
Collin joins lead manager Erik Esselink on the small cap product, while he also joins lead manager Jeff Taylor on the Invesco Euro Equity fund.
Collin joined Invesco Perpetual in 2014 as an analyst in the European Equities team, having previously worked at Exane BNP Paribas and befoer that Berenberg Bank.
Perowne joins lead manager Adrian Bignell on the European Opportunities product. He joined Invesco Perpetual in 2010 as a trainee analyst in the European Equities Team, having previously been at Jones LaSalle, where he qualified as a chartered surveyor.
Jeff Taylor, head of European Equities at Invesco Perpetual, said: “These promotions are in recognition of Oliver and Matthew’s contribution to the success of our European equities franchise. The Invesco Perpetual European equities team continues to grow and focus on delivering strong long-term returns for our clients. With supportive conditions for European equities prevailing as we head into 2016, we are optimistic on the outlook for the region and our highly experienced team is well-positioned for the year ahead.”