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


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.

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