Man GLG hires former head of equities from BlackRock

On Thursday, Man GLG, the discretionary investment arm of asset manager Man Group stated, it has hired Andrew Swan from BlackRock to lead its ex-Japan equities business.

Swan will join the company in Sydney during the third quarter. He will manage a long-only Asia ex-Japan equity strategy and will report directly to Chief Executive Teun Johnston, said Man GLG in a statement.

At BlockRock, Swan served out of Hong Kong as head of the company’s Asia and global emerging market fundamental equities.

In a statement, BlackRock’s spokeswoman said Gordon Fraser and Stephen Andrews will become co-heads of global emerging market equities at the company; they will report to Belinda Boa, chief investment officer of global emerging markets.

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