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Ex-MAM, RAB man Darell-Brown lines up fundamental pan-European equity return


Mark Darell-Brown, an 18-year veteran of Mercury Asset Management and RAB Capital, is lining up a return to the industry with the launch of a new long/short pan-European equity firm called Brown Vanneck Partners.

The Brown Vanneck Europe Fund will start by year-end with a strategy that will focus purely on liquid large-cap stocks in developed Europe – deploying the same long-term stock-picking approach that Darell-Brown has practised since 1993.

He spent eight years running pension and unit trust money at MAM/MLIM – working in the flagship UK equity group that produced a number of top-rated long/short equity