Majedie appoints lead manager for UK smaller companies

John King to join as fund manager

London, 30 September 2019: Majedie Asset Management (“Majedie”), the specialist active equity investor, today announced that John King has been appointed to lead manage the Majedie UK Smaller Companies Fund and the small cap sleeve of its UK Equity Fund. John will join from AXA Investment Managers (AXA), where he managed UK mid and small cap investments alongside his role as deputy manager of the AXA UK Select Opportunities Fund.

John is expected to start working at Majedie on 5 December.

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