Wealth Manager - the site for professional investment managers

Register to get unlimited access to Citywire’s fund manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Swip small cap boss joins SLI to head Europe fund

Swip small cap boss joins SLI to head Europe fund

Former Swip UK smaller companies director Andrew Paisley has joined Standard Life’s small cap team as manager of the company’s £205 million European Smaller Companies fund.  

He replaces predecessor Kenneth Nicholson who left the company earlier this year. 

Paisley joins as one of five investment directors reporting to the company’s head of smaller companies Harry Nimmo (pictured). He joined Swip in 2011 having previously worked at Kempen Capital Management and Edinburgh Fund Managers.

Paisley said: ‘I have admired the work of Harry and the team over many years and look forward to working with them to help develop the franchise further and continue to deliver out-performance for clients.’

Nimmo added: ‘Andrew’s track record to date is impressive in terms of managing European and UK smaller companies equities.  

‘With sixteen years of investment experience behind him, of which fourteen involve smaller companies equities, his input within our process, fund management and stock selection is likely to be prodigious.’

Over the last three years the European Smaller Companies fund has returned 39.2% versus a sector average of 31.87%.

Leave a comment!

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

Related Fund Managers

Andrew Paisley
Andrew Paisley
18/62 in Equity - European Small & Medium Companies (Performance over 1 year) Average Total Return: 17.52%
Kenneth Nicholson
Kenneth Nicholson
9/51 in Equity - European Small & Medium Companies (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 42.66%
Harry Nimmo
Harry Nimmo
27/46 in Equity - UK Smaller Companies (Performance over 3 years) Average Total Return: 28.08%
Citywire TV
Play Taxicab Tenner: AXA IM's Nicolas Trindade

Taxicab Tenner: AXA IM's Nicolas Trindade

After a summer break, it is the turn of AXA Investment Manager's Nicolas Trindade to give a £10 view of how fixed income is faring.

Play Wealth Manager Olympics: the Relay

Wealth Manager Olympics: the Relay

In the final round of the Wealth Manager Olympics, our intrepid athletes team up for the relay.

Play Wealth Manager Olympics: the Shot Put

Wealth Manager Olympics: the Shot Put

After busting a gut in the 100m sprint, our wealth manager Olympians displayed their brute strength in the shot-put.

Read More
Your Business: Cover Star Club

Profile: gearing up for the shift from consolidation to start-ups

Profile: gearing up for the shift from consolidation to start-ups

‘I think the industry is evolving rapidly, but not necessarily as a whole,’ says the head of recently launched Charles Nicholson AM

Wealth Manager on Twitter