New Gartmore loss as UK small-caps head Williams quits

Thu Sep 2, 2010

Gartmore has appointed Adam McConkey as head of UK smaller companies following the resignation this week of Gervais Williams as head of the embattled UK-listed asset manager’s highly-regarded UK smaller companies team.

In the latest blow to the publicly-quoted firm – whose share price is still reeling from the recent departure of star European equity manager Guillaume Rambourg after the firm’s decision to conduct an internal investigation – Gartmore said in a statement to the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday that Williams was leaving "to pursue other interests".

Together with Rob Giles, Williams was the original portfolio manager of Gartmore’s AlphaGen Volantis long/short UK small-cap equity fund – a...

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