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Schroders strengthens Multi-Asset team with senior fund manager hire

22/01/2019

Schroders is today announcing that it has strengthened its Multi-Asset team with the hire of a senior portfolio manager, bringing over a decade of investment expertise to the firm’s renowned division. 

Merrick Styles joins as a Multi-Asset fund manager focused on Schroders’ market-leading suite of Diversified Growth Funds, which aim to deliver stable returns across market conditions for clients.

He will report into Johanna Kyrklund, Schroders’ Global Head of Multi-Asset Investments.

Merrick joins from Barings, where he was a portfolio manager on the Multi-Asset team and chair of the Asset Allocation group. Prior to Barings he spent ten years at Amundi, latterly as its Co-Head of Investments.

Merrick brings experience and deep insight in managing equities, bonds, credit, currencies and alternatives across developed and emerging markets.

Johanna Kyrklund, Global Head of Multi-Asset Investments, Schroders, commented:

“Merrick’s arrival will further bolster the strength and depth of Schroders’ Multi-Asset Investments team, which has a strong team-based culture and robust investment process.

“He is a Multi-Asset investment expert with a broad range of experience in managing portfolios to deliver consistent investment performance across all market conditions, qualities that will ultimately aim to benefit Schroders’ Multi-Asset clients.”

Schroders’ Multi-Asset team manages £104.8 billion* of assets on behalf of investors globally.

*As of 30 June 2018, including Portfolio Solutions

For further information, please contact:

Andy Pearce, Institutional PR Manager              Tel: +44 (0)207 658 2203 andy.pearce@schroders.com

Estelle Bibby, Senior PR Manager                         Tel: +44 (0)207 658 3431 estelle.bibby@schroders.com

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