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SLI unveils manager line up on former Ignis funds

SLI unveils manager line up on former Ignis funds

Standard Life Investments (SLI) has now transferred over £11 billion of assets from Ignis, following its acquisition of the asset manager.

Eight weeks into what will be an 18-24 month programme, SLI has updated clients with a list of the new managers it has appointed to run the former Ignis mandates.

A number of the previous managers have been made redundant or left following the deal including head of credit Chris Bowie, who left to join TwentyFour, European Growth manager Ian Ormiston and Equity Income manager Graham Ashby.

SLI head of equities David Cumming (pictured) said: ‘We look forward to delivering strong returns for our new Ignis clients.’

Here is the full official line-up.

Fund Name Fund size (appx as at 04/08/14) Fund manager
Ignis Asia Pacific 14,157,955 Will Malcolm
Ignis China Fund 30,597,707 Magdalene Miller
Ignis Global Emerging Markets Equity Fund 138,875,721 Alistair Way
Ignis Intl Global Equity Fund 29,284,181 Mikhail Zverev
Ignis North America 24,068,936 Jeff Morris
Ignis Pan Europe 19,861,550 Tony Hood
Ignis European Smaller Company 76,752,244 Andrew Paisley
Ignis American Growth Fund 116,125,021 Jeff Morris
Ignis Balanced Growth Fund 135,517,702 Henry Flockhart
Ignis Managed Trust 14,470,184 Scott Smith
Ignis European Growth Fund 52,583,204 Kay Eyre
Ignis UK Equity Income Fund 94,394,739 Karen Robertson
Ignis Global Growth Fund 37,301,916 Mikhail Zverev
Ignis Pacific Growth Fund 49,896,407 Will Malcolm
Ignis Smaller Companies Fund 69,754,497 Caspar Trenchard

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