Rathbones Investment Management  

Rathbones looks to Brooks for investment director

Rathbones looks to Brooks for investment director

Rathbones Investment Management has hired Scott Lothian as an investment director in Edinburgh.

Lothian previously worked at Brooks Macdonald as a senior investment director and head of the firm’s AIM portfolio service.

Before that he was a senior investment manager at Adam & Company.

Simon Dewar, regional director of Rathbones in Edinburgh, said: “We are delighted to welcome Scott to Rathbones.

"Given his extensive experience, he will be a valuable addition to the team in Edinburgh and will further bolster our investment team in Scotland while also helping to expand the depth and reach of Rathbones’ well-respected specialist tax portfolio service. 

“It is encouraging that we continue to attract talent such as Scott who recognise the quality of our proposition.”

Rathbones saw its funds under management grow by £1bn in the first quarter of 2021.

The firm saw its funds reach £55.8bn by the end of March, made up of £45.5bn in the investment management business and £10.3bn in the Rathbone funds business.

Total net inflows were £700m, representing an annualised net growth rate of 5.1 per cent. 

sally.hickey@ft.com