Standard Life Investments

Press Release

Standard Life Investments' Thomas Moore Wins 'One to Watch'

27  November  2014

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, today announced that Thomas Moore was named 'One to Watch' at the RSMR (Rayner Spencer Mills Research) R Awards which took place in London last night (Wednesday 26 November 2014). The awards aim to recognise fund managers and fund groups most valued by the adviser community.

Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore, an Investment Director within Standard Life Investments' UK Equities team is responsible for managing the Standard Life Investments UK Equity Income Unconstrained Fund, the Standard Life Equity Income Trust and for analysing the banks and financial services sectors.

Tom is supported by a team of 18 investment professionals who manage over £30bn of assets adhering to Standard Life Investments' distinctive Focus on Change investment approach. The team's strength of research and global resource encourages consistent stock selection, portfolio construction and risk management all of which have contributed towards clients benefitting from robust and repeatable fund performance.

Jacqueline Lowe, Head of UK Wholesale Business, Standard Life Investments, said;

Jacqueline Lowe

"Another exceptional fund manager has arisen from the outstanding team at Standard Life Investments – a team which has a long history of producing some of the finest Equity Mangers in the industry. Thomas is backed by our outstanding UK Equity team which has a strong reputation for idea generation and delivering great performance. His dedication, and that of the Equities team at large, to their craft and focus on delivering great outcomes for investors is renowned throughout the industry and I am delighted to see it recognised publicly through this award."

The 'One to Watch' shortlist was selected by the RSMR investment team – with intermediaries having the final say over the winning manager. To win the award, Thomas beat off competition from Paul Stephany of BNY Mellon/Newton; David Gait of First State Investments; Richard Bullas of Franklin Templeton and Roderick Snell of Baillie Gifford.