Invesco Perpetual has promoted two fund managers in its European equities team, which is headed by Jeff Taylor.
Oliver Collin (pictured) will become lead manager of the €629 million Continental European Small Cap Equity fund alongside Erik Esselink. He will also co-manage the €535 million Euro Equity fund with Taylor, which was launched in October and is domiciled in Luxembourg.
Previously, Collin worked at ING Barings in the mid-cap equity space. He has also worked at Berenberg Bank, where he specialised in French mid-cap institutional equity sales, and Exane BNP Paribas, where he led the pan-European mid-cap sales team. He joined Invesco Perpetual in 2014.
Meanwhile, Matthew Perowne will become manager of the €187 million European Opportunities fund, joining lead manager Adrian Bignell. Perowne has served as an analyst with Invesco since 2010.
The promotions will take effect on 31 December 2015.
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