Schroders has strengthened its Multi-Asset team with the hire of a senior portfolio manager, bringing over a decade of investment expertise to the firm’s renowned division.
Merrick Styles (pictured), joins as a Multi-Asset fund manager focussed on Schroders’ market-leading suite of Diversified Growth Funds, which aim to deliver stable returns across market conditions for clients. He will report into Johanna Kyrklund, Schroders’ Global Head of Multi-Asset Investments.
Styles joins from Barings, where he was a portfolio manager on the Multi-Asset team and chair of the Asset Allocation group. Prior to Barings he spent ten years at Amundi, latterly as its Co-Head of Investments. Styles brings experience and deep insight in managing equities, bonds, credit, currencies and alternatives across developed and emerging markets.
Johanna Kyrklund, Global Head of Multi-Asset Investments, Schroders, says: “Merrick’s arrival will further bolster the strength and depth of Schroders’ Multi-Asset Investments team, which has a strong team-based culture and robust investment process.”
“He is a Multi-Asset investment expert with a broad range of experience in managing portfolios to deliver consistent investment performance across all market conditions, qualities that will ultimately aim to benefit Schroders’ Multi-Asset clients.”
Schroders’ Multi-Asset team manages GBP104.8 billion of assets on behalf of investors globally.