Artemis makes an appointment to its UK equity income team


Having trained with Ernst & Young, Andy qualified as an accountant in 1997 before working as an analyst for ING Charterhouse and then for Merrill Lynch. In 2005 he moved to Investec Investment Bank as head of equity sales. For the last 11 years, Andy has managed money at Polar Capital, where he was a partner.

Commenting, Adrian Frost said: “Given his calibre and experience, we are very pleased that Andy will be joining us. His approach to picking stocks – concentrating on free-cashflow and sustainable returns for investors – fits well with ours. Nick and I look forward to working with Andy over the years ahead.”

Andy added: “I am delighted to be joining Artemis. The opportunity to work alongside Adrian and Nick, and on a fund with such a strong franchise and record, is an exciting one.”