(The following press release from Canada Life Investments was received by
e-mail. It was not confirmed by the sender.)
3 September 2013
CANADA LIFE INVESTMENTS APPOINTS UK FUND MANAGER
Canada Life Investments confirms the appointment of Nigel Kennett as a Senior
Fund Manager on the UK equities desk.
Kennett has 23 years' investment experience and will co-manage a number of
Canada Life Investments' core UK equity funds alongside Dan Monks and provide
additional resource to the team. He will report to Craig Rippe, Head of UK
Kennett was previously at Nomura International where he was managing an equity
long/short strategy totalling £160m. Prior to Nomura, Nigel was portfolio
manager at Gartmore, looking after the Gartmore AlphaGen "EtaCas" equity
long/short strategy. Kennett's past experience also includes managing UK and
Pan-European equities at Royal & Sun Alliance Investment Management.
Craig Rippe, Head of UK Equities, Canada Life Investments, said, "Nigel's
passion for investing, strong performance record and experience with both
long-only and long-short portfolios makes him an excellent addition to the UK
desk. Nigel's appointment underlines our commitment to providing the highest
quality proposition to our investors."
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For further information, please contact:
Hugo Mortimer-Harvey/Sam Emery
020 7466 5054/020 7466 5056
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