Martin Currie, the active equity specialist manager of Franklin Templeton and steward of £16.5 billion (US$22.3 billion) in assets under management as of February 28, 2022, is pleased to announce the addition of two new investment analysts to the Global Long-Term Unconstrained team. Jackie Cui joined March 1, 2022 and Anna Shevkunova joined on April 4, 2022.
Both Jackie and Anna are qualified chartered accountants and have strong research and accounting backgrounds. Jackie joined from JP Morgan where she was an equity research associate on the sell side, covering the European insurance sector, a role that included both granular analysis of ESG, and the integration of these analytics into equity valuations. Anna joins from KPMG, where she worked as an Assistant Manager/Associate within the Financial Service Audit area. Anna’s role has focused on the valuation and the risk assessment of companies across different sectors.
Commenting on the appointment, Zehrid Osmani, Head of Global Long-Term Unconstrained said “Over the last few years, our Global Long-Term Unconstrained franchise has grown substantially; this is a natural expansion of the team, bringing in new and strong talent to support the growing global client base. By adding to the team, we are able to expand coverage and deepen our accounting expertise, while enhancing the cognitive diversity of the team.”
Led by Zehrid Osmani, the Global Long-Term Unconstrained team has expanded from 8 to 10 members, and manage assets of US$4.5 billion as February 28, 2022 for a range of clients globally across Global, International (ex US), Europe and US portfolios.