UK - Gartmore Investment Management has strengthened its fixed income investment strategy team with the appointment of Andrew Davies as quantitative analyst.
Davies joins Gartmore from Dublin-based Europlus/Pioneer Research and Management where he was responsible for developing forecasting models for currency and bond markets. At Gartmore he will maintain and enhance the company’s forecasting models in these markets and will report to Roger Bartley, head of fixed income.
Davies’ appointment increases the numbers in Gartmore’s fixed income team to 17.
By Janet Du Chenne
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