Two more top portfolio managers left Baring Asset Management, London, while senior management has reshuffled key job responsibilities at the firm. Richard Chevenix-Trent, formerly head of Baring's emerging markets team, will join Sloane Robinson Investment Management, a London money management boutique, in January. Richard Bronk, head of Baring's continental European equity team, plans to write a book. Neither could be reached for comment.
Replacing Mr. Chevenix-Trent is Nancy Curtin, an Eastern European specialist. Succeeding Mr. Bronk is Mark Pignatelli, a member of the European equities team.
The firm also named Nicholas Sykes as head of U.K. equities. He replaces Andrew Parry, who left the firm in the summer to become chief investment officer at Lazard Brothers Asset Management, London. Mr. Sykes had been head of the U.K. institutional business and is now returning to the stock selection area. Taking over for Mr. Sykes is Mark Archer, who was a member of the U.K. team.
Kathryn Matthews has taken responsibility for the firm's international clients. She had been in charge of European clients only, although she also was a director of the firm's North American business