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Turcan Connell launches investment advisory board

15 June 2010

Solicitors and wealth management practice Turcan Connell today launched an investment advisory board to help develop the asset management element of the business over the next few years.

The firm has appointed five experienced investment industry figures to work on a non-executive basis in setting investment strategy, working with chief investment officer Haig Bathgate. They will also provide complementary perspectives on how the investment world is evolving and pinpoint key industry trends.

The appointees are:

  • Lesley Knox (chair), the chair of the Alliance Trust;
  • Jan Luthman, co-manager of a number of CF Walker funds;
  • Karim Abdel-Motaal and Bart Turtelboom, who togther manage a range of hedge and other emerging markets funds for GLG Partners; and
  • Michael Thomas, an Asian market specialist.

Haig Bathgate said: “To have this calibre of industry experts joining our board is a significant endorsement for our business which, along with the investment markets generally, has grown in complexity over recent years.”

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