UK - Liontrust Asset Management has been dropped from MM Asset Management's UK equity line-up.
The multi-manager arm of Threadneedle Investments, which was formerly known as Attica Asset Management, has replaced Liontrust with Baillie Gifford, the independent Scottish fund manager. MM declined to say why it had replaced Liontrust, which has been with the firm since its inception in June 2000.
Baillie Gifford joins Schroder Investment Management and SG Asset Management on MM’s UK equity line-up.
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