Axa IM appoints portfolio manager from Polar Capital

Brad Reynolds will co-manage the firm’s Metaverse equity strategy

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Axa Investment Managers has hired Brad Reynolds as a portfolio manager within its equity team.

Reynolds will co-manage the firm’s recently launched tech sector-focused Metaverse strategy alongside Pauline Llandric.

He joins from Polar Capital where he spent 11 years as an analyst, with a focus on investing in technology companies. Reynolds has also held roles as an equity analyst at Ratio Asset Management and as a hedge fund analyst at F&C Partners.

Tom Riley, head of global thematic strategies for Axa IM equity, said: “Brad is a welcome addition to our equity technology investment team, helping reinforce and expand on our current expertise.

“He brings with him strong experience in fundamental analysis and understanding disruptive and changing technologies coupled with an investment mindset that is aligned with our Axa IM equity fundamental quality growth investment process and philosophy. I am pleased to strengthen our growing technology franchise, particularly with the recent launch of our Metaverse fund.”

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