Hargreaves Lansdown appoints Ziad Abou Gergi as Head of the Multi-Manager team

HL has appointed Ziad Abou Gergi as Head of the Multi-Manager team, with a wealth of experience in the multi-manager field.

Ziad has 20 years’ experience in the multi-manager area and joined HL in December 2021. Prior to joining HL, Ziad headed Barclays High Net Worth Multi-Asset team.

Ziad will be responsible for overseeing the management of 11 multi-manager funds in the fund of managers range.

Ziad Abou Gergi, Head of Multi-Manager funds, Hargreaves Lansdown

“We have made great strides in the last year towards our next phase of growth, celebrating the recent launch of the US fund and converting the Income & Growth to our first building block. I look forward to continue to build on our success story and strengthening our proposition for the benefit of our clients”

The fund of managers range gives investors a convenient and diversified way to invest. Each fund invests with managers we believe have an edge over their peers. The range boasts:

·    A dedicated team of experts managing your investment for you

·    A diversified portfolio, with a mix of different funds and managers

·    Funds that can perform in a range of market conditions – we balance different manager investment styles that could perform well at different times

The US Fund launch is the second of the 19 announced then as part of our new strategy. The US Fund raised just over £130 million at launch.

At our Capital Markets Day in February, we outlined plans to expand our investment solutions, improving the range of investment options we provide to clients at all stages of their investment journey from beginners to highly experienced investors.

Through launching a combination of new funds and investment solutions, HL will have the investment choices to address a broad range of client needs.

ESG is fully integrated into all our investment processes and third-party partnership selection process.

The first launch was the HL Growth Fund as the default multi-asset fund for the SIPP in December 2021.

The fund of managers range offers the following:

Equity and Bond

UK Growth

Special Situations


Strategic Assets

Asia and Emerging Markets

Balanced Managed


High Income

Strategic Bond

HL UK Income

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