Aberdeen looks to 'put-option' Woodford

Salih, Chris
August 2009
Money Marketing;8/6/2009, p7
The article reports on the move of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC to appoint Invesco Perpetual income guru Neil Woodford to act as a put option in its fund range in Great Britain. Aidan Kearney, multi-manager of Aberdeen, reveals that the firm has allocated two to three per cent of cash to Woodford for the belief that he is the perfect protection to defend assets. Kearney adds that Woodford's defensive ideas are ideal as an insurance policy.


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