No hiding place for fund manager

Financial Adviser

It’s a tough life being a celebrity fund manager – or so says Alistair Mundy, the star manager of Investec’s UK Special Situations and Cautious Managed funds.

Talking last week at the annual Mundy’s Mash-up, he said how he went home one evening only to be challenged by his stepmother-in-law about his job. Being unaware of what he’d been doing for 20 years, she had looked him up on the internet, the source of all wisdom.

Mr Mundy said: “She saw I was buying Tesco and asked me if I’d been in a Tesco recently. I’m not safe anywhere.”

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