UK/EUROPE - Mark Britten-Jones has returned to Barclays Global Investors as head of European equity research.
Britten-Jones held the role prior to moving to Australia.
He now leads a team of six researchers, who develop and test investment ideas that may generate additional outpeformance in BGI’s active fund range.
Matthew Annable, head of active equity strategies, BGI Europe said: “With more than £20bn in assets under management from our London office, and £75bn globally, our active business is core to the success of BGI. Both our European and global research teams are very strong and the benefits of this can be seen in the consistency of our fund performance.”
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