News releases

Schroders hires Mark Lacey to bolster energy capability

Schroders today announces that Mark Lacey will join as a co-fund manager on Schroder ISF1 Global Energy and Schroder ISF Small Cap Energy. Mark will work alongside the funds’ existing manager John Coyle who has more than 19 years’ investment experience. The investment objective of both funds remains unchanged.

Mark joins on 9th September from commodities trader Mercuria Global Energy Solutions and brings with him more than 17 years’ of investment experience in the global energy sector. Prior to this he worked for Investec Asset Management as a co-fund manager of Investec GSF Global Energy and Investec GSF Enhanced Global Energy. He joined Investec from Goldman Sachs in 2008 where he was co-head of the energy team.

Mark will report to Peter Harrison, Global Head of Equities and will work alongside the Global and International Equities team providing specialist energy analysis and stock recommendations.

Peter Harrison Global Head of Equities at Schroders said:

“I am delighted Mark is joining Schroders. He is a highly-rated energy manager with an excellent performance track record. He brings a combination of experience and talent to our energy franchise and his appointment expands our energy equity capability which I believe will be well received by clients. ”

1 Schroder International Select Fund is referred to as Schroder ISF

For further information, please contact:

Beth Saint, Head of Channel PR

Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 6168/

Notes to Editors

For trade press only. To view the latest press releases from Schroders visit:

Schroders plc

Schroders is a global asset management company with £235.7 billion (EUR275.0 billion/$357.5 billion) under management as at 30 June 2013. 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.

Further information about Schroders can be found at

Issued by Schroder Investment Management Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. For regular updates by e-mail please register online at for our alerting service.