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Schroders appoints Philip Matthews and Alex Breese to its UK equity team

Schroders today announces the appointment of Philip Matthews and Alex Breese to its UK equity team. Philip will manage the Schroder UK Alpha Plus Fund and Alex will manage the Schroder UK Equity and Schroder ISF UK Equity funds.

17/04/2013

Schroders today announces the appointment of Philip Matthews and Alex Breese to its UK equity team. Philip will manage the Schroder UK Alpha Plus Fund and Alex will manage the Schroder UK Equity and Schroder ISF UK Equity funds.

Philip joins from Jupiter where he was fund manager of the Jupiter Growth & Income Fund. Alex joins from Neptune where he was Head of UK Equities and fund manager of the Neptune UK Special Situations fund. Both are rated ‘AAA’ managers by Citywire and their funds have achieved top quartile returns over the last three years*.

Peter Harrison, Global Head of Equities, comments:

“I am delighted Philip and Alex are joining Schroders. They are two highly rated UK equity fund managers with excellent performance track records.”

Robin Stoakley, Managing Director of UK Intermediary, comments:

“Philip and Alex bring a great combination of experience and talent to our UK equities team, which I believe will be well received by clients. I am very confident that the team will continue to deliver the strong investment performance in UK equities our clients expect.”

For further information, please contact:

Emma Holden, Corporate Communications

+44 (0) 20 7658 2329

Beth Saint, Head of PR

Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 6168\ 07500 764 560

Charlotte Banks, UK Intermediary

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7658 2589

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* Fund Performance and fund manager information

Philip Matthews:

http://www.citywire.co.uk/fund/jupiter-growth-and-income/c7247?section=wealth-manager

http://www.trustnet.com/Managers/ManagerFactsheet.aspx?PersonCode=00000039SC&univ=O

Alex Breese:

http://citywire.co.uk/fund/neptune-uk-special-situations-a-acc-gbp/c140736?section=wealthmanager#chartsandtables

http://www.trustnet.com/Managers/ManagerFactsheetPDF.aspx?personCode=00000157VJ&uni v=U

Schroders plc

Schroders is a global asset management company with £212.0 billion (€261.3 billion, $344.5 billion) under management as at 31 December 2012. 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 34 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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