27 September 2016
Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund plc (the "Company") announces that Jean Roche, a fund manager in Schroders' Pan-European Small and Mid Cap team, has been appointed as the Company's co-portfolio manager, joining Andy Brough, with immediate effect.
Jean joined the team in January 2016 from Hargreave Hale where she was most recently a fund manager and analyst. Andy, who has managed the portfolio since Schroders was appointed Manager in May 2003, will remain the Company's lead manager.
The Chairman, Eric Sanderson, commented:
"The Board is delighted by Jean Roche's appointment. She and Andy Brough work very well together as a team and her appointment as co-manager is a recognition of the relationship she and Andy have established on our Company's portfolio."
The Company is the top performing fund in the AIC UK All Companies sector (in terms of net asset value and share price total return) since Schroders was appointed (source: Morningstar).
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