CANADA LIFE INVESTMENTS NAMES NIGEL KENNETT UK FUND MANAGER
(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 Equities.
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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