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Invesco Perpetual appoints three to UK equities team

Invesco Perpetual has made three appointments to its UK equities team.

John Richards has joined the company as UK equities product director and Frederick Bouverat has joined as UK equities investment analyst.
Hilary Cook, who has been with the company since 2011, has been appointed UK equities product director.
Nick Mustoe, chief investment officer, Invesco Perpetual, says: "We have a market-leading UK equities team that continues to grow and focus on delivering exceptional returns for clients. These new appointments reflect the fact that as a business we not only develop and nurture exceptional talent from within the business but continue to attract what we believe to be the best from outside.
“Our product directors and investment analysts are an integral part of our fund management capability and we are extremely pleased to welcome John, Hilary and Frederick to the UK equities team."
Richards has responsibility for communicating Invesco Perpetual’s UK equities investment capabilities internally and externally. He began his investment career in 1983 at Mercury Asset Management where he became head of investment for UK institutions. He then co-founded and held the position of CIO at Société Générale Asset Management UK in 1997. After leaving Société Générale in 2007, Richards developed a hotel and restaurant business in France.
Cook is also responsible for communicating Invesco Perpetual’s UK equities investment capabilities internally and externally. Cook began her investment career in 1983 and worked for Scottish Provident, Wood MacKenzie, Robert Fleming and UBS before moving to Barclays in 1991, where she was head of research for Barclays Stockbrokers prior to becoming director of investment strategy for Barclays Wealth. Cook joined Invesco Perpetual in 2011 and previously was product manager within the marketing department covering UK equities.
Bouverat has specific responsibility for unquoted investments. He started his investment career in 2009 with Numis Securities in London, where he became an associate director in equity sales with a focus on technology and biotech companies. He joined Invesco Perpetual in February 2014.

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