22 APRIL 2015

Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), announces the appointment of Simon Young as UK Equities Fund Manager. He is based in London and reports to Trevor Green, Head of UK Equities.

In this new role, Simon will work on Aviva Investors’ institutional UK Equity Fund and assist on the £992 million retail UK Equity Income Fund.

Simon joins from BlackRock, where he was UK Equities Fund Manager, managing over £1 billion in core UK equity and income mandates for a range of institutional, charity and fiduciary clients. He began his investment career at BlackRock in 1997 and as part of his fund management duties had analyst responsibilities across a broad spectrum of sectors.

Trevor Green, Head of UK Equities said:

“Simon has a very strong background in managing UK equity mandates for a wide range of clients. His experience of both portfolio construction and stock and sector analysis makes him a valuable addition to the team as we continue to enhance our UK equities capability.”


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Aviva Investors

Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of £246 billion as at 31 December 2014.

Aviva plc

  • Aviva provides life insurance, general insurance, health insurance and asset management to 34* million customers, across 16 markets worldwide
  • In the UK we are the leading insurer serving one in every four households and have strong businesses in selected markets in Europe, Asia and Canada. Our shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and we are a member of the FTSE100 index.
  • Aviva’s asset management business, Aviva Investors, provides asset management services to both Aviva and external clients, and currently manages over £245 billion in assets.
  • Aviva helps people save for the future and manage the risks of everyday life; we paid out £24.6 billion in benefits and claims in 2014.
  • By serving our customers well, we are building a business which is strong and sustainable, which our people are proud to work for, and which makes a positive contribution to society.

* Before the deduction of overlapping customers.

* Figures based on Aviva plc Annual Report and Accounts 2014.

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