M&G TO MERGE EQUITY FUNDS – M&G are going to merge their Global Leaders Fund into their Global Themes Fund after veteran aled smith made a decision to leave. Aled Smith will be stepping down next month as the manager of the Global Leaders Fund and will be leaving M&G after spending 17 years at the company. M&G has written to shareholders of the Global Themes Fund to inform them that the merger will not affect them. @Jamie Horvat will be taking control after the merger has been approved by shareholders, if the vote is successful then the merger is expected to take place on 25th May. #SpartanInternational