Threadneedle Adds General Counsel

Jan 19 2007 | 11:02am ET

Philip Reed has joined U.K.-based Threadneedle Investments as the firm's general counsel.

Previously, Reed served a partner with the law firm of Norton Rose where he helped found its securities litigation group. At Threadneedle, he will oversee a legal and compliance department that encompasses 32 people, and report to Crispin Henderson, a managing director at the firm.

Threadneedle was founded in 1994 and manages more than £70.7 billion (US$132.1 billion) in assets for a wide range of clients including pension schemes, insurance companies, private investors, corporations, mutual funds and affiliate group companies.

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