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Cottam’s Broadwalk hires Evolution sell-side analyst Strong

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Broadwalk Asset Management, a London boutique firm that runs a unique hedge fund focused on the UK business services sector, has hired sell-side analyst Simon Strong to support founder and portfolio manager Charlie Cottam.

Strong was most recently a director at Evolution Securities, covering the UK software and IT services sector. He has worked in the equity market for 19 years, focusing on technology stocks for the last 12 years, and worked with Cottam at Panmure Gordon from 2002 to 2006.

“I am delighted Simon has joined Broadwalk,” said Cottam. “I know from past experience that he is