Nikko AM adds Abrdn manager to global equities team

Ella-Kara Brown joins as a portfolio manager

Ella-Kara Brown
Ella-Kara Brown

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Nikko Asset Management has added Ella-Kara Brown (pictured) to its global equity team as a portfolio manager.

Based in Edinburgh, she joins from Abrdn after 18 years at the firm. Most recently she was a portfolio manager on a range of global equity strategies.

In the new role, Brown will assist in the management of Nikko’s global equity strategies, which focus on ‘future quality’ investing.

The team currently manages over £4bn in assets.

Will Low, portfolio manager and head of global equities at Nikko AM, said: “We are delighted that Ella-Kara has joined our Global Equity team in Edinburgh. Clients across the world are increasingly adopting our future quality investing approach, and adding the talent and experience of Ella-Kara will help ensure that we continue delivering performance for our clients.”

Iain Fulton, global equity portfolio manager at Nikko AM added: “Several members of our investment team worked briefly with Ella-Kara at her previous employer, and hence we are all excited to have her join with the knowledge that she shares our cultural values and will easily assimilate into the team.”

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