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11/07/2016

Liontrust, the specialist fund management group, announces that Olly Russ has joined the company as Head of European Income.

07/04/2016

Liontrust Asset Management Plc (“Liontrust” or the “Company”), the specialist independent fund management group, today announces that the Company (together with its indirect subsidiaries, Liontrust Investment Partners LLP and Liontrust Fund Partners LLP (together the “Liontrust Purchasers”)) has entered into a conditional agreement to purchase (the “Acquisition”) the European income fund management business (the “European Income Business”) of Argonaut Capital Partners LLP (“Argonaut”).

24/09/2015

Liontrust, the specialist fund management group, has recruited Antonio Forte for its international sales team. He has joined from Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, having previously worked at Luxgest Asset Management (Intesa San Paolo Group) and Philip Morris International. Antonio is also a CAIA holder.

24/07/2015

Liontrust Asset Management Plc has become the Principal Partner for Oxford United football club for the next three seasons.

22/04/2015

Liontrust is expanding its alternative investment capability through the recruitment of Kristof Bulkai, Patrick Cadell and Hugo Rogers. The three fund managers are joining from BMO Global Asset Management where they have been managing the F&C Directional Opportunities and the F&C Water and Agriculture funds.

01/04/2015
Anthony Cross and Julian Fosh have recruited Victoria Bates as a third fund manager on the Economic Advantage team. Victoria Bates, CFA, who will join Liontrust in June from finnCap Ltd, will work primarily with Anthony Cross on researching, analysing and selecting small caps for the team’s funds.
26/09/2014
Liontrust Asset Management Plc (Liontrust), the specialist fund management group, has recruited James Beddall to work alongside Jonathan Hughes-Morgan as co-head of International Sales. Liontrust is in the process of setting up a Branch Office in Luxembourg, where James Beddall is based, subject to appropriate regulatory approvals.
26/03/2014
Liontrust is to launch five Dublin-based feeder funds to provide a new share class that has been designed for Standard Life and to meet growing demand from outside the UK.
15/10/2013
Liontrust Asset Management Plc, the specialist independent fund management group, is to expand into the multi-asset market with the recruitment of John Husselbee, Chief Executive Officer of North Investment Partners Limited, and Paul Kim to establish the Liontrust Multi-Asset team. 


07/05/2013
Liontrust is to broaden the geographical mandate of the Income Fund so the fund managers will be able to select companies that match their strict investment criteria and yield on a global basis from 3 July 2013.
28/11/2012

Michael Mabbutt is to join Liontrust in January 2013 as Head of a newly formed Global Credit division. Following Michael’s appointment, Liontrust is to launch a Dublin-based Global Strategic Bond Fund in the New Year, subject to appropriate regulatory approvals.

19/11/2012

Liontrust is to launch a Dublin-based version of the £588 million Liontrust Special Situations unit trust fund.

11/10/2012

Liontrust has launched clean fee institutional unit classes for Liontrust Macro Equity Income Fund and Liontrust UK Growth Fund with an annual charge of 0.75%.

13/09/2012

Liontrust has recruited Samantha Gleave as a Fund Manager in the Cashflow Solution team. Samantha strengthens further the research, analysis and stock picking of the team that comprises James Inglis-Jones and Gary West and who manage the Liontrust European Growth, European Absolute Return, Income and European Absolute Alpha funds.

20/08/2012

Liontrust is to offer institutional share classes for the CF Liontrust Macro Equity Income and CF Liontrust Macro UK Growth Funds managed by Stephen Bailey, Jan Luthman and Jamie Clark.

20/06/2012

Liontrust Asset Management PLC announces its results for the year ended 31 March 2012 with assets under management at £1.5bn. Close of business on 18 June 2012, assets under management were £2.1bn.

08/06/2012

The names of the CF Walker Crips UK Growth, CF Walker Crips Equity Income and CF Walker Crips UK High Alpha funds have been changed. They have been renamed the CF Liontrust Macro UK Growth, CF Liontrust Macro Equity Income and CF Liontrust Macro UK High Alpha funds.

13/04/2012

Liontrust Asset Management Plc (Liontrust), the specialist independent fund management group, has completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Walker Crips Asset Managers Limited (WCAM).

13/03/2012

Liontrust Asset Management Plc has reached an agreement with Walker Crips Group plc (WCG) to acquire the entire issued share capital of Walker Crips Asset Managers Limited (WCAM).

20/01/2012

Liontrust is to launch the Liontrust Asia Income Fund on 5 March 2012 to provide investors with diversification away from the UK and exposure to a region with an attractive source of income combined with Asia's longer term growth prospects. 

21/12/2011

Liontrust Asset Management Plc has named Singer Capital markets (Singers) as the company's financial adviser and corporate broker with immediate effect.

05/10/2011

Liontrust Asset Management Plc has completed the acquisition of the fund management business of Occam Asset Management. 

02/08/2011

Liontrust Asset Management Plc has reached an agreement to acquire the fund management business of Occam Asset Management. 

01/08/2011

James Inglis-Jones and Gary West have added continental European stocks to the Income fund for the first time since they took over its management in March 2009.

15/07/2011

“Liontrust has appointed Mark Keogh as Sales Manager for the South West and Midlands."

15/06/2011

“Liontrust Special Situations Fund has broken through £100 million in assets under management."

13/05/2011

“The International Monetary Fund's downgrade for the UK economic growth forecast was the third in a year but even this target of 1.75% is going to be a tall order given the current environment.