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Fidelity Special Values Plc

Fidelity Special Values Plc

Sector: Unit Investment Trusts, Face-Amount Certificate Offices, and Closed-End Management Investment Offices Region: United Kingdom

: | London Stock Exchange: FSV

Fidelity Special Values PLC is a Closed-End Investment Fund/Investment Trust. The Portfolio Manager, Alex Wright, aims to achieve long term capital growth from a portfolio of shares consisting primarily of UK-listed companies. The Company will have a blend of investments in larger, medium and smaller sized companies and be guided by a contrarian philosophy.


Andy Irvine, Chairman of the Board
(Date of appointment: 15 April 2010. Appointed as Chairman on 5 July 2016) is Non-Executive Chairman of Jones Lang La Salle Scotland and has over 30 years’ experience in the field of commercial property development and investment. He is also Chairman of Montanaro European Smaller Companies PLC, a Non-Executive Director of BlackRock North American Income Trust plc and a Director of Securities Trust of Scotland PLC. Mr Irvine is a former Chairman of Celtic Rugby and is a past Chairman of the British and Irish Lions Limited and a past President of the Scottish Rugby Union.
Sharon Brown , Senior Independent Director
(date of appointment: 15 April 2010; appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee: 26 October 2010. Appointed Senior Independent Director on 5 July 2016) is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of F&C Capital and Income Investment Trust PLC and McColl’s Retail Group plc. She is a Director of Delight Delicatessen Limited. Mrs Brown was Finance Director of Dobbies Garden Centres Ltd between 1998 and 2013. She previously held a senior financial position at John Menzies plc and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Nicky McCabe, Director
(Date of appointment 9 December 2004) is a Non-Executive Director of Artemis Fund Managers, Aberdeen Income Fund Limited, Bristol University, Vitality Life Limited and Discovery Holdings Europe Limited. She was previously Head of Fidelity’s Investment Trusts, a Director of FIL Investment Services (UK) Limited, FIL Retirement Services Limited and Financial Administration Services Limited, Chief Operating Officer of Eight Roads and of Fidelity’s investment management teams, having joined Fidelity in 1999 as Head of Investment Administration. Prior to this, she worked for HSBC Asset Management and McKinsey & Co.
Nigel Foster, Director
(Date of appointment: 1 September 2015) has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining Fidelity, he was the Head of Trading & Liquidity Strategies Group for the EMEA region and Global Head of Derivatives at BlackRock. He was Chief Executive at E-Crossnet and set up and ran the pan-European equity crossing network for major institutions. He was a Managing Director at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and a fund manager at Robert Fleming (now part of JP Morgan).
Dean Buckley, Director
(Date of appointment: 3 November 2015) is a Non-executive Director of JPMorgan Asian Investment Trust plc. He was previously Chief Executive Officer at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership. Prior to this appointment he held several positions at HSBC Bank plc, including Chief Executive Officer for HSBC Asset Management UK and Middle East and Chief Investment Officer for HSBC Asset Management, European equities, and held a number of senior fund manager positions at Prudential Portfolio Managers. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries.

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