Barings' global equity head Jean-Louis Scandella has left after two years with the company, according to our sister publication Citywire Selector.
A spokesperson for the asset management firm confirmed the departure of the industry veteran, who had orignally in June 2015 from Paris-based Comgest.
Scandella, who covered global equity funds, had eight years working with the French asset manager.
When he first joined the firm, Scandella reported to then-CIO Marino Valensise, who later became head of multi-asset at the firm.
Valensise's replacement, Ken Lambden, opted to Barings after Babson Capital Management, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers and Wood Creek Capital under the Barings brand in March.
While continuing to serve as global equity head, Scandella was responsible for equity teams based in both London and Hong Kong. He also served as a member of the group’s investment committee and chair of the global sector teams.
The Barings Global Emerging Markets fund returned 20.36% in US dollar terms over three years to the end of November 2016. Its technical indicator, the MSCI EM (Emerging Markets) TR USD, rose 20.58% over the same timeframe.