People Moves

Polar hires Sloane Robinson European equity man Hufton


Polar Capital has hired former Sloane Robinson man Michael Hufton to assist in managing the Polar Capital European Conviction Fund and the Polar Capital European Forager Fund.

Hufton will support fund managers Robert Gurner and Andrew Marsh. He has been a European fund manager at Sloane Robinson since 2008, before which he was a partner at Bruce Nelson Capital. Hufton began his career in 1995 at Cazenove & Co.

“Michael is a great hire for the team, and I am confident that his 17 years of European equity experience, his extensive network of industry contacts and his passion