Square Mile adds equity fund research manager 

New hire arrives with 20 years’ investment experience

Mark Hinton, equity fund research manager, Square Mile


Square Mile Investment Consulting and Research has appointed Mark Hinton to the newly-created senior role of equity fund research manager.  

Hinton brings over 20 years’ experience of investment analysis to the firm, having held fund research roles at companies including Allfunds, Kleinwort Benson, Bestinvest, Whitechurch Securities and CIS. 

He will work with Square Mile’s 21-strong research and consulting team to maintain its universe of rated funds, identify new strategies for analysis and present compelling funds to the portfolio management team for consideration. 

John Monaghan, research director at Square Mile, said: “Square Mile’s Research & Consulting team forms the backbone of our business, identifying and analysing potential new strategies for inclusion in our Academy of Funds whilst monitoring our existing universe of rated funds.  

“Our output not only informs our portfolio management team, but of equal importance, helps advisers select investment solutions with the potential of meeting their clients’ financial objectives.  

“Mark’s expertise, which combines forensic fund analysis with a proven understanding of blending investment strategies, will be a valuable additional resource to help to steer our research in unearthing compelling new funds for analysis.”  

Hinton added: “I look forward to adding my experience to this already impressive team of fund experts.” 


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