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Structured Solutions Specialist, Marcus Durell, joins Schroders


Schroders is pleased to announce the appointment of Marcus Durell as Structured Solutions Specialist. He joins the Portfolio Solutions team, reporting to Mike Hodgson, Head of Structuring. The team is part of the Schroders £32.9bn* Multi-Asset and Portfolio Solutions business led by Nico Marais, Head of Multi-Asset Investment and Portfolio Solutions.

Prior to joining Schroders, Marcus undertook positions at RBS and ABN AMRO where he was a trader on the Fund Derivatives desk. Marcus has also held positions at Citigroup working on Emerging Market Credit and at Marsh & McLennan working on structured insurance solutions.

Mike Hodgson, Head of Structuring, commented:

“With the growing sophistication of our clients’ requirements, our goal is always to deliver solutions which best meet their needs. The addition of Marcus will further strengthen our Portfolio Solutions team and I am delighted he is joining us.”

Nico Marais, Head of Multi-Asset Investment and Portfolio Solutions, commented:

“The Portfolio Solutions team creates solutions enabling clients to better manage the outcomes of their portfolios. This is an exciting appointment for us during a time of intense growth and development in our structured solutions business.”

Marcus holds a first class BComm (Hons) from the University of Newcastle, Australia and a post-graduate diploma in Risk Management and Insurance from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

For further information, please contact:

Estelle Bibby Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 3431/

* as at 30 September 2011

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Schroders plc

Schroders is a global asset management company with £182.2bn (€211.6 billion, $283.9 billion) under management as at 30 September, 2011. 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 32 offices in 25 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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