Old Mutual Global Investors has appointed t Liam Nunn as analyst for the Old Mutual Europe (ex UK) Smaller Companies fund, a sub fund of the Old Mutual Global Investors Series Plc, a Dublin domiciled umbrella fund.
The fund, which launched in November 2014, is managed by Ian Ormiston who joined Old Mutual Global Investors in October 2014. It aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investing in smaller companies in Europe (ex UK). The portfolio holds between 40 and 55 stocks, each with an equal weighting.
Nunn will support Ormiston on the development of the fund by adding depth and expertise to the fundamental process.
He joins Old Mutual Global Investors from Schroders, where he worked as Pan- European Equity Analyst, focusing particularly on the Pan European technology, gaming and house building sectors. Prior to that he was UK Equity Analyst at Schroders.
Ian Ormiston commented: “Hiring Liam demonstrates our commitment to growing the Old Mutual Europe (ex UK) Smaller Companies Fund. We believe the diversity of the European Small Cap market offers great investment opportunities. Liam’s skills will help to ensure we focus on high quality, true small cap companies that can add real value to investors.”