How we work with discretionary fund managers

We work with you, giving you all the information and help you need to make investment decisions on behalf of your clients.

A long-term partner focused on your needs

We pride ourselves on personable, long-term relationships with our clients. We are keen to meet or talk with you and develop an in-depth understanding of your needs, so that we can offer you the most appropriate products and services.

You have access to dedicated relationship teams who can ensure that all your questions about our funds and services are answered. Where appropriate, we are also flexible to work with you in building specific solutions.

Your needs inform the way we structure our services.  We have in-house teams specialising in equities, as well as macro and multi-asset alternative investment solutions, and derivatives management.  Our pooled funds include:

UK equities

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UK equities

Specialist UK equity funds which invest for income, growth and total return, alongside strategies for smaller companies and micro cap investments.

Global equities

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Global equities

Funds including European, emerging market and global equities.

Macro and multi-asset based products

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Macro and multi-asset based products

Macro and multi-asset based products that may include equities, fixed income, credit, property, cash and currencies.

Distribution team

Simon Smith

Head of Wholesale Distribution

Simon Smith

Head of Wholesale Distribution

Simon Smith is Managing Director, and Head of UK Wholesale Distribution, responsible for creating a market leading customer centric distribution business working with wealth managers across the UK for the benefit of investors. Simon has spent a 25 year career working for some of the industry's leading asset managers including M&G, Standard Life Investments and most recently nine years overseeing the growth of Merian UK Wholesale (Old Mutual Global Investors).

Marcus Honig

Sales Director, London & South East

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Marcus Honig

Sales Director, London & South East

Marcus graduated from Glasgow University with an MA (Hons) degree in 2001. Throughout his career in financial services Marcus has worked for companies including Chase de Vere, Scottish Widows and Neptune Investment Management, before joining R&M in June 2017. Marcus holds the CII Level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning as well as the Certificate in Discretionary Investment Management. He is an experienced Sales and Distribution professional with strong client relationships across the UK.

Martin Canavan

Sales Director, North England, Scotland, Ireland & Isle of Man

Martin Canavan

Sales Director, North England, Scotland, Ireland & Isle of Man

Martin began his career in asset management sales in 1996 with Deutsche Bank. He has since held roles with AEGON Asset Management and Merian Global Investors (formerly Old Mutual), before joining R&M in August 2020. He is a highly experienced Sales professional with strong relationships across a range of client segments, covering the UK, Isle of Man and Ireland. Martin holds the Investment Management Certificate.

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