Media Centre

The Martin Currie media team is located in both our Edinburgh and Australian offices.

Press releases and news

View [Super Fund Mandate Press Release] StateSuperPressReleaseAbstract

Super Fund Mandate Press Release

Martin Currie, the specialist active equity manager with a growing Australian institutional client base, has won an Australian equity mandate from a $43 billion superannuation fund.

5 August 2019
View [Global Emerging Markets Strategy now available as Active ETF on ASX] AlastairReynoldsHeadshot

Global Emerging Markets Strategy now available as Active ETF on ASX

We are delighted to announce the launch of the BetaShares Legg Mason Emerging Markets Fund (managed fund) (ASX: EMMG), the first global equity Active ETF created from the strategic partnership between Legg Mason and BetaShares.

12 June 2019
View [Martin Currie strengthens distribution capabilities in Australia with hire of new BDM] EuJeneTeng416

Martin Currie strengthens distribution capabilities in Australia with hire of new BDM

Martin Currie, the specialist active equity manager with a growing Australian institutional client base and wide recognition of its Australian, Global and Emerging Market equity capabilities, has bolstered its distribution team in Australia with the hire of a new BDM.

23 May 2019
View [Stewardship 2019 annual report] Stewardship drop

Stewardship 2019 annual report

Martin Currie has once again strengthened the depth and commitment of its stewardship activities during the past year. Importantly we have continued to be an active voice within the industry advocating for change towards a more sustainable investment environment.

29 March 2019
View [Julian Ide appointed as CEO] Julian Ide

Julian Ide appointed as CEO

Announcing the appointment of Julian Ide as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2019

1 March 2019
View [Hiring New Distribution Leaders in Europe and Americas] MacLennan and Cho

Hiring New Distribution Leaders in Europe and Americas

Martin Currie, the active equity specialist and steward of US$17 billion of assets under management, announces two new hires who will be responsible for aligning resources and strategies across European, U.S. and Latin American markets.

29 January 2019
View [Planning for Brexit] Brexit

Planning for Brexit

Martin Currie and our parent, Legg Mason, have been undertaking contingency planning for some time to address potential changes as a result of Brexit.

27 January 2019
View [WORDS IN ACTION] Environment CSR

WORDS IN ACTION

Martin Currie demonstrates depth of commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility as it unveils first report. Created and driven by colleagues across the Martin Currie business, the report outlines how, as a forward thinking socially responsible asset manager, it has made a significant difference in areas2 which are material to its clients and stakeholders.

15 October 2018