Premier Miton Financials Capital Securities co-manager retires

Rob James retired at the end of 2023

Rob James


Premier Miton fund manager Rob James (pictured) has announced his retirement.

He was previously co-manager of the £195.5m Premier Miton Financials Capital Securities fund.

A spokesperson for Premier Miton confirmed that head of fixed income Lloyd Harris will continue to run the strategy, alongside fund manager Simon Prior.

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He joined Premier Miton in 2020 after almost eight years at Old Mutual Global Investors, which became Merian Global Investors in 2018. James has also held analyst roles at Aviva Investors, Insight Investment, and was a director at Baring Asset Management.

Mike O’Shea, chief executive officer of Premier Miton, said: “Investors can feel reassured that the fund will continue to be managed in the same way, using the team’s broad experience and specialist skills in this asset class. We wish Rob all the very best for his retirement and for the future.”