M&G adds global equities manager

M&G has hired John William Olsen from Danske Capital to its global equities team.

Mr Olsen will join the group in April. He has yet to be given specific responsibilities but will join the team responsible for the management of several of M&G’s major global equity funds, including the £916m Global Growth fund and the £948.9m Global Leaders fund.

At Danske Capital Mr Olsen was a portfolio manager responsible for the company’s Global Stock Picking, Global Select and European Select funds. He has also worked at Danske Bank as an equity analyst.

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