Media Centre

29 Jul 2011

Threadneedle Investments boosts US Equity team with two new appointments

Threadneedle Investments has announced the appointments of Diane Sobin, Fund Manager, and Nafis Chowdhury, Analyst, to the firm's US Equities team. Both Diane and Nafis will report to Cormac Weldon, Head of US Equities, and will be based in London.

Read more about the US Equity team appointments

Issued globally.

27 Jul 2011

Threadneedle European Select Fund top performer in peer group after three years under David Dudding's management

Threadneedle celebrates the three-year anniversary of David Dudding assuming management of the award-winning Threadneedle European Select fund, with the fund ranked top of its 62-fund peer group in the period and reporting an excess return of 30.57% compared to its peer group (Morningstar - Offshore and International Funds - Europe ex-UK Large-Cap Equity).

Read more about the Threadneedle European Select Fund.

The release was issued in UK and Europe.

26 Jul 2011

Threadneedle appoints June Wong as Regional Vice Chair and CEO Hong Kong

June Wong will join Threadneedle's growing Asian team as Regional Vice Chairman, CEO Hong Kong, and Global Consultant Relations, to spearhead institutional business for Threadneedle in the region and also to coordinate global consultant relations for the firm's institutional assets. The role reflects June's significant experience in the institutional market. She will support Asia Pacific Chairman Raymundo Yu and Head of Distribution, Campbell Fleming, as Threadneedle undertakes a substantial growth drive in the Asian region. June will start at Threadneedle in September.

Read more about June Wong's appointment.

Issued in Asia and the UK.

19 Jul 2011

Threadneedle appoints Toby Nangle as Head of Multi-Asset

Threadneedle has appointed Toby Nangle as Head of Multi-Asset reporting to Mark Burgess, Chief Investment Officer.  Toby will join in January 2012 and will be based in London.

Toby's responsibilities will focus on growing the already substantial multi-asset franchise at Threadneedle capitalising on its outstanding long term track record in this area. He will work closely with the existing asset allocation team to further enhance the process and focus on new and existing product design. In this role he will work alongside Alex Lyle, Head of Managed Funds.

Read more about Toby Nangle's appointment.

Issued in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.

07 Jul 2011

Threadneedle (Lux) Enhanced Commodities fund celebrates one year of outperformance since launch

Threadneedle celebrates the first-year anniversary of its Enhanced Commodities fund, co-managed by David Donora and Nicolas Robin, with strong outperformance despite volatile market conditions.  
The Threadneedle (Lux) Enhanced Commodities Fund, which has grown to US$280 million, is a UCITS III Luxembourg SICAV, long-only commodities fund. It is actively managed and invests only in commodities via derivatives on a global basis to achieve long-term capital growth in excess of its benchmark index (the DJ UBS Commodities Index).

Read more about the Enhanced Commodities fund's anniversary.

Issued in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.