Twitter icon Email alerts icon Latest News RSS icon Magazine icon Stay connected:

View the article online at

Aubrey poaches Rathbones' Edinburgh deputy office head

by Elsa Buchanan on Feb 13, 2014 at 08:08

Aubrey poaches Rathbones' Edinburgh deputy office head

Aubrey Capital Management has boosted its private client team with the hire of Chris Sutton, Rathbones' deputy regional director in Edinburgh.

Sutton joins from Rathbones, where he had worked since 1996. Most recently he was an investment director and deputy to the regional director in Edinburgh. Sutton also helped build the £450 million Sipp business alongside John Gunn and Evangelos Assimakos, who made Citywire's Top 30 under 30 in 2013. His departure from Rathbones' Edinburgh office follows that of investment director Tim Wishart, as revealed by Wealth Manager on Tuesday, to launch a Scottish office for Psigma Investment Management.

Sutton was also a member of the strategic asset allocation and collectives research committees and helped oversea the selection of indirect commercial property investments for the company.

Sutton is joining Aubrey's private client division, which is headed by former Wealth Manager cover star Barry McCorkell (pictured) and Simon Milne.

Milne told Wealth Manager: ‘I have known Chris for sixteen years, and always regarded him extremely highly. The chance came to offer Chris a position at Aubrey at an extremely exciting point in the roll- out of Aubrey’s wealth management proposition.

'We are delighted to have recruited such a considerable talent as Chris, and someone with such a strong pedigree amongst the UK’s IFA community’.

This comes on the back of solid growth, which saw Aubrey's funds under management reach £350 million, up £50 million over the last six months.

These are divided between the global equity funds run by founder Andrew Dalrymple and his team of international analysts, Sharon Bentley-Hamlyn’s European fund, and the firm's private client offering, which includes the S&W Aubrey Collective Conviction fund.

McCorkell added: 'We have firm ambitions to build a high-end private client business, serviced first-hand by experienced investment professionals, who fully understand the affairs and needs of wealthy families, and can relate constructively to their different advisors.'

In July, McCorkell told Wealth Manager he was hoping to see the boutique manage ‘at least’ £5 billion in funds under management in five years’ time.

leave a comment

Please sign in here or register here to comment. It is free to register and only takes a minute or two.

News sponsored by:

Sponsored Video: Bringing it all back home

As the UK coalition government strives to rebalance the national economy, so called 'reshoring' looks set to play an increasingly important role in economic recovery.

Today's top headlines

Sponsored Video: Barings on investing in Frontier Markets

From Nigeria to Pakistan and from Kenya to Kuwait, frontier markets are catching investors' attention as never before.

More about this:

Look up the fund managers

  • Barry McCorkell
    Register or Sign in to receive email alerts for items in your favourites whenever we write about them

More from us


On the road

Click here to find out more from the Audience Development team.

Sorry, this link is not
quite ready yet