Manulife Investments, a division of Toronto-based Manulife Asset Management Ltd., on Monday announced changes to the portfolio management team for four of its mutual funds.
Jaime Ramos Martin, co-portfolio manager of Manulife Global Equity Unconstrained Fund and Manulife Global Equity Unconstrained Class, has decided to leave Standard Life Investments (USA) Ltd. (now doing business as Aberdeen Standard Investments) to pursue other opportunities.
Donal Reynolds, senior vice president – global equity, Aberdeen Standard, will be the portfolio manager on the funds effective immediately.
In addition, Kevin Troup and Ross Mathison, co-portfolio managers of Manulife Global Dividend Growth Fund and Manulife Global Dividend Growth Class have decided to retire/pursue other opportunities respectively.
Portfolio managers Dominic Byrne, investment director – deputy head global equity, Aberdeen Standard, and Reynolds will be replacing them effective immediately.
The investment objectives of all four funds remains the same, Manulife says in a news release.
Byrne and Reynolds come from Standard Life Investments prior to its merger with Aberdeen Asset Management PLC in August of last year; each of them have been with the firm for 17 and 11 years respectively.
Aberdeen Standard expects to complete the integration of the global equity team in the second quarter of 2018.