Rowan Dartington boosts its equity research team with multiple hires

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UK-based discretionary fund manager Rowan Dartington today announced it has significantly strengthened its UK equity research team over the last 12 months with four new hires in a move to support the company’s growth following the recent St. James’s Place acquisition.

UK-based discretionary fund manager Rowan Dartington today announced it has significantly strengthened its UK equity research team over the last 12 months with four new hires in a move to support the company’s growth following the recent St. James’s Place acquisition.

Working under investment director Tim Cockerill, the team will be led by former Charterhouse Capital Partners’ private equity research manager Gary Sunderland, who holds the role of head of equity research. Gary, who also spent nine years at Goldman Sachs, manages the equity team, researching stocks across FTSE100, FTSE250, Small cap and AIM.

Other hires include Jeremy Browne, Clementine Dymond and Andrew Wace, who respectively joined from Fairfax plc, Whiteforrd Wealth Management and AXA Investment Managers all of whom will be based in London.

“We expect AUM to increase very significantly over the next few years and further strengthening our UK equity research capability is a crucial part of our strategic growth plan and commitment to remaining whole of market,” commented Rowan Dartington’s executive chairman Graham Coxell. “Gary has a fantastic track record as an equity and private equity research analyst as well as a solid experience managing growing teams in his previous companies. He was therefore the perfect candidate for the role and has established himself extremely well already. We have supported Gary in building a really strong team around him and are looking forward to continuing to provide our clients and partners with great investment support, advice and returns.”

For further information, please contact:

Paul Andrieu, Lansons, 020 7294 3681, paula@lansons.com

About Rowan Dartington

Established in 1990, Rowan Dartington is a wealth manager with a branch network across England and the Isle of Man and responsible for client assets in excess of £1.2bn.

The Rowan Dartington private client business specialises in financial planning and discretionary investment management as well as providing a broad range of stockbroking services.

Rowan Dartington Signature is a specialist, whole-of-market discretionary fund management business dedicated to supporting and servicing the needs of intermediaries and their clients. It has worked alongside professionals including independent financial advisers (IFAs), solicitors and accountants for over 20 years. Rowan Dartington Signature is a trading name of Rowan Dartington.

In addition Rowan Dartington owns Ardan International, a global wealth platform. Ardan International specialises in support services to the adviser community globally which includes dealing, custody and client administration. Ardan International is authorised and regulated in the Isle of Man.

Rowan Dartington has won multiple awards for performance and is Defaqto 5 star rated.