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Sarasin & Partners appoints Robert Thorpe as head of retail

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Sarasin & Partners has expanded its UK retail distribution team to seven people, with the appointment of Robert Thorpe who joins the firm as head of retail.

 
In addition, Tom Hanafin and Paul Pugh will join as regional sales managers. 
 
All three have most recently worked for Cazenove Capital and will start at Sarasin & Partners on 30 September 2013.
 
Thorpe (pictured) and his team of six will be responsible for the future development and execution of Sarasin & Partners’ retail distribution strategy. The goal is to build on the success achieved by Andrew Thompson and his team in distributing global equity funds and providing white-labelled multi-asset solutions over the last five years. 
 
A range of funds has been available over many years to private and institutional clients as well as to the wider investment community through external advisers and discretionary managers. Best known for its global thematic investment approach, Sarasin & Partners offers long-only equity funds such as the Sarasin EquiSar family of funds, Sarasin International Equity Income fund and Sarasin AgriSar Fund. The firm has also offered its expertise in managing multi-asset portfolios for private clients and charities through funds such as the Sarasin GlobalSar family of funds and the Global Fund of Funds.
 
Guy Monson, managing partner and chief investment officer of Sarasin & Partners, says: “We are really delighted to be bringing Robert, Tom and Paul on-board to expand our retail team, alongside Andrew Thompson.  They are joining us with tremendous experience at a time when the retail distribution of investment products is seeing so much change and they represent a significant addition to our overall offering. They will enable us to provide much more comprehensive intermediary support and client service throughout the UK, underlining our commitment to retail sales.”

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