Manager News – March 2021

Ming Kemp leaves Polar Capital for Canada Life 

Ming Kemp has left Polar Capital to join Canada Life where she will lead their Asia Pacific Equity fund range.  Prior to joining Polar Capital in 2010, where she co-managed the group’s Emerging Markets Growth and Emerging Markets Income funds, Kemp was at AXA Framlington covering Asian Equities.

2nd March 2021

Ninety One – UK Total Return fund to merge with UK Special Situations

Ninety One has announced the merger of its UK Total Return fund into their UK Special Situations fund after assets under management declined to an unsustainable level.  Alessandro Dicorrado and Steve Woolley, who managed both mandates will continue to run the merged fund.

8th March 2021

Scottish Mortgage’s Anderson announces retirement

James Anderson, who has been lead manager of the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust for over 20 years, has announced he will retire in April 2022 with co-manager, Tom Slater, succeeding him.  Lawrence Burns has been appointed the deputy manager and will support Slater upon Anderson’s departure.

19th March 2021