23 April 2015 - Liontrust have recruited a third fund manager, Victoria Bates, for their Economic Advantage team. Victoria will join Anthony Cross and Julian Fosh, managers of Elite Rated Liontrust Special Situations fund, which is on the Chelsea Core Selection, and Elite Rated Liontrust UK Smaller Companies fund, in June 2015. She will work primarily with Anthony researching, analysing and selecting smaller companies for all the team's funds.
In addition, the company is also expanding its alternative investment capability through the recruitment of Kristof Bulkai, Patrick Cadell and Hugo Rogers. The three fund managers are joining from BMO Global Asset Management and will run a soon-to-be launched Global Strategic Equity fund, which will have a significant weighting to emerging markets, and a global water and agriculture fund, which will be launched later in the year.