People moves

Martin Currie accelerates regional hub build-up, relocates Gibb to Asia

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Martin Currie, the Edinburgh-based investment manager, is accelerating the build-up of its regional hub in Singapore this year by relocating several key executives to the city.

The firm, which manages $7 billion in assets globally, aims to attract significant institutional flows for its various investment products that include three long/short equity funds as well as an absolute return long-only fund focused on Asian corporates.

It is understood that senior partner Mike Gibb, an industry marketing veteran who has been building the firm’s hedge fund business in Asia in the last four years, is relocating from the firm’s Edinburgh