As four seniors retire...
Five new partners unveiled at Baillie Gifford
The new partners, whose appointments take effect on 1 May, include Matthew Brett, investment manager in the Japanese equity team, and James Squires, investment manager in the multi-asset team.
The firm has also appointed Amy Atack (pictured), director with responsibility for clients in emerging markets strategies; Nick Wood, director with responsibility for US financial intermediary clients and Evan Delaney, director of business risk and internal audit as partners.
The appointments bring the total number of partners to 44.
Retiring will be Sarah Whitley, head of the Japanese equity team, Stephen Rodger and Ken Barker, both partners in the firm’s fixed income area, and Pete Cooke, partner with responsibility for clients in the long term global growth strategy.
Andrew Telfer, joint senior partner, said: “We are extremely grateful to Sarah, Stephen, Ken and Pete for their substantial contribution over the years.
“Investment performance has been excellent in recent years and clients are pleased with the service they are receiving. We continue to invest heavily in the firm and are expanding steadily in a variety of regions such as Asia and Europe, as well as developing new client relationships in the UK and North America.”