Latest News

Latest news

James Foster retiring from Artemis after 16 years

Long term Fixed Income Fund Manager James Foster is retiring from Artemis after 16 years with the company as Artemis makes changes within its teams. Alex Ralph, who co-managed the £1.8bn Strategic Bond fund with Foster, is also leaving. Foster, also co-managed the £700m Monthly Distribution fund, while Ralph managed the £920m High Income strategy.

Steven Snowden will now replace Foster as head of Fixed Income. With a BSc and a MSc in Finance from Queen's University, Belfast, in 1994 Stephen started his career at Aegon Asset Management (now Kames Capital) as a US equity analyst and fund manager. In 1998 he moved to fixed income, becoming manager of Kames' Sterling Corporate Bond Fund in June 2000. Stephen then joined Old Mutual Asset Managers and managed their Corporate Bond Fund from 2004 - 2011, when he returned to Kames. There, as co-head of fixed income, he was co-manager of the Kames Investment Grade Bond Fund, the Investment Grade Global Bond Fund and the Absolute Return Bond Fund until November 2018. In May 2019 Stephen joined Artemis as a partner.

David Ennett will now become the lead manager on High Income with Jack Holmes working alongside him. Stephen Baines will manage the bond element of the Monthly Distribution fund.

If you have any questions regarding this article, please contact us.

- uploaded - 13 October 2021

See more news

Go back to our latest news section.

Go back

Back to top

Elson Associates does not offer advice as to the suitability of investments. If you are unsure whether an investment is suitable for you, you should obtain expert advice. Past performance of an investment is not necessarily a guide to its performance in the future. The value of investments or income from them may go down as well as up. You may not necessarily get back the amount you invested.

Elson Associates plc, 5 Queen Street, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4DA | Freephone: 0800 0961111

Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Registered in England No. 3595128