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Schroders announces key Global Equities Materials and Energy appointment

Schroders announces the second key appointment this year to the Global and International Equities Team.


Schroders is pleased to announce the secondi key appointment this year to the Global and International Equities Team. Owen Scarrott, will join in early July 2015, to take up the newly created role of Materials and Energy Global Sector Specialist.

Owen will assume responsibility for materials and energy harnessing broad experience across resources and diversified sectors as an equity analyst. Prior to joining Schroders Owen was most recently an equity analyst at Morgan Stanley, he has also held similar roles at Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs.

Owen will work alongside the team’s established group of eight Global Sector Specialists who provide global sector perspectives and stock recommendations to the team’s portfolio managers. He will be based in London and report to Simon Webber, who is responsible for the Global Sector Specialist team.

Simon Webber, Lead Portfolio Manager for Schroders’ Global and International Equities team, commented:

“Owen is a great hire for the team and one which allows us to take an integrated approach to our appraisal of stocks operating across the natural resources spectrum. By combining coverage of the two commodities cyclical sectors of materials and energy, the team will have better insight into where the most attractive anticipated growth opportunities exist across this universe from both a company and commodity perspective.”

“We anticipate further hires in this space to supplement the team’s established capabilities, these additions will be announced over the coming months.”

iThe team hired Dan McFetrich in March 2015 to take up the role of Global Sector Specialist responsible for Industrials.

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Beth Saint, Head of Communications,

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Estelle Bibby, Senior UK PR Manager,

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Notes to Editors

Schroders plc

Schroders is a global asset management company with £319.5 billion (EUR441.6 billion/$474.3 billion) under management as at 31 March 2015. Our clients are major financial institutions including pension funds, banks and insurance companies, local and public authorities, governments, charities, high net worth individuals and retail investors.

With one of the largest networks of offices of any dedicated asset management company, we operate from 37 offices in 27 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. Schroders has developed under stable ownership for over 200 years and long-term thinking governs our approach to investing, building client relationships and growing our business.

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