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September 1, 2016
Russell Investments awarded £700m proprietary factor mandate from RPMI Railpen
Russell Investments has recently been appointed to manage a large “stable momentum” mandate for RPMI Railpen. The proprietary systematic strategy was designed in collaboration with the investment team at Railpen and draws upon extensive research Russell Investments has undertaken in single and multi-factor investing.


July 13, 2016
Russell Investments appoints Head of UK Institutional
Russell Investments has today bolstered its senior ranks with the appointment of Jim Leggate as Head of UK Institutional.


January 13, 2016
Russell Investments expands executive leadership team, naming Vernon Barback President
Newly created role part of Russell Investments’ efforts to maximize global growth opportunities


November 12, 2015
Russell Investments expands transition management team in EMEA
Russell Investments today announces the expansion of its transition management team in EMEA in response to growing demand for the service. Transition management attracted more attention in recent years as pension schemes place greater emphasis on investment performance and risk exposures when restructuring portfolios.


November 4, 2015
Russell Investments appoints Head of Fiduciary Management for UK and Ireland
Russell Investments today announces the appointment of Sarah Leslie as Head of Fiduciary Management for the UK and Ireland. Based in London, Sarah reports to Rob Bishop, Head of Implementation Services in EMEA and interim Head of UK Institutional. Sarah joined Russell Investments' fiduciary management team in 2010. Since then she was pivotal in developing Russell Investments' fiduciary management service, leading a number of key accounts in the UK and Ireland. Prior to this, Sarah assisted in the development and presentation of one of Aon Consulting’s flagship fiduciary management solutions. She has more than 10 years’ experience in asset management and investment consulting, having also previously worked at Mercer.


October 1, 2015
Russell Investments Strategists prefer Europe, remain cautious on U.S., U.K. and emerging markets
Uncertainties around China and the prospect of U.S. Federal Reserve tightening dominate the outlook for markets in the fourth quarter, according to Russell Investments’ global investment strategists.


September 11, 2015
Russell Investments expands FX team
Russell Investments has hired a portfolio manager in its global currency management and trading team in response to growing investor interest in strategies to mitigate unwanted currency exposures.


September 1, 2015
Russell Investments announces Head of Client Strategy & Research
Russell Investments today announced the promotion of David Rae to Head of its Client Strategy and Research department (CS&R). The CS&R group is responsible for developing investors’ portfolio strategies in light of their specific circumstances, including liability funding strategies. His expanded responsibilities will be in addition to his current responsibilities as Head of LDI Solutions for EMEA


June 10, 2015
Russell Investments appoints Van Luu as Head of Currency and Fixed Income Strategy
Russell Investments is delighted to announce the appointment of Van Luu as Head Currency and Fixed Income Strategy. Luu will be based in London and will report to Andrew Pease, Global Head of Investment Strategy, contributing to the portfolio positioning recommendations provided by the investment strategy team.


June 9, 2015
Fixed Income Recognition for Russell Investments at the EMEA Lipper Awards 2015
Russell Investments celebrated success at the EMEA Lipper awards 2015, receiving 16 individual fund awards. Funds registered in seven countries were recognised by Lipper for delivering consistent strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers.


February 16, 2015
Russell Investments adds to Transition Management team
Russell Investments is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexandre Martin (Alex) as Portfolio Manager in its transition management division. He will be based in London and report to Richard Webb, Senior Portfolio Manager Implementation Services.

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