CREDIT SUISSE FLOATING DOWN THE RIVER – River & Mercantile have agreed a co-operation deal with Credit Suisse Asset Management. Al Bryant, CFA and Todd Leigh along with their Emerging Markets Industrial Life Cycle Team will move to R&M. The team, who will be based in the US, will continue to manage both the Credit Suisse Global Emerging Market ILC Equity and Credit Suisse Small & Mid Cap Emerging Market Equity funds, boasting a combined asset value of $360mn. Mike Faulkner, CEO of River and Mercantile Group, has said ‘We are excited about this new relationship with Credit Suisse Asset Management and the addition of Al and Todd to the investment team at River and Mercantile’, going on to say ‘They add significant expertise in equity emerging markets that will allow us to broaden the global equity-based solutions we are able to offer our clients’. The Head of Equities at CS AM, Filippo Rima has also commented saying, ‘This transaction is an integral part of our focus and specialisation strategy.’ #SpartanInternational