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Ignis boosts EM equities capability with hiring of Baring’s Julio

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UK asset manager Ignis has hired Mark Julio from Baring Asset Management as portfolio manager for emerging market equities in an effort to strengthen its capability in the fast-growing emerging markets area.

Julio joins from Baring Asset Management where he was investment manager, global emerging market equities – responsible for managing and co-managing assets in excess of £2.6 billion.

At BAM he was the lead manager on various emerging market segregated mandates as well as lead-managing the Baring Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund. He also co-managed the Baring Emerging Markets and Baring Global Emerging Markets funds.

“Mark is a