Lee Freeman-Shor was born in Nottingham in 1974 and graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a Bachelor of Law degree. He started his career in 1999 as an independent investment consultant at Chiltern Financial Services Ltd and in 2001 he joined Alexander Hall Associates where he was the head of investments. Lee joined Winterthur Life UK Ltd in 2002 where he was an investment development manager before joining Skandia Investment Group in 2005 where he was the co-head of equity research and is currently a fund manager. He holds the Financial Planning Cerificate from the Chartered Insurance Institute and also holds the Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals. Outside of fund management he enjoys tennis and the cinema and theatre.
The objective of the Old Mutual European Best Ideas Fund is to seek to achieve asset growth through investment in a well-diversified portfolio of equities or equity-related securities of European issuers or of issuers established outside Europe which have a predominant proportion of their assets and/or business operations in Europe. The securities in which Old Mutual European Best Ideas Fund may invest shall include ordinary shares or common stock, ADRs, GDRs, preference shares and warrants, provided that any investment in warrants shall not comprise more than 5 per cent of the Net Asset Value of the Old Mutual European Best Ideas Fund
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