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Polar recruits AXA Framlington global emerging markets team


Polar Capital has announced the formation of a new global emerging markets franchise with the hiring of an experienced three-strong team from AXA Framlington comprising William Calvert, Ming Kemp and Neil Denman.

The team will add to Polar Capital’s seven existing teams which include the recent addition of a financials sector team, following the acquisition of HIM Capital. It is anticipated that the team will launch a long-only global emerging markets growth fund in November, with further emerging markets strategies likely to follow in due course.

Calvert has over 20 years experience in emerging markets and was at AXA Framlington