Morley appoints Glen Prentice as emerging markets and Asian equities fund manager

Article date: 31 October 2005

Morley Fund Management, one of the UK’s largest fundmanagers, has appointed Glen Prentice as a fund manager to itsemerging markets and Asia Pacific equities team. Glen will beresponsible for managing emerging European equities in both lifeand retail funds and will report to the head of emerging markets& Asian equities Niall Paul.

Glen joins Morley this month from JPMorgan Cazenove, where hewas an equities analyst covering the oil and gas sector. He bringsto Morley an excellent balance of buy and sell-side experience.Prior to JPMorgan Cazenove, he worked at West LB Asset Managementas a fund manager on their Eastern European Convergence Fundbefore moving on to become an oil analyst at ING FinancialMarkets.

Of Morley’s £134 billion assets under management, itmanages £48.5 billion in equity assets (as at 30.6.2005)and the Emerging Markets & Asian Equities team manages £2.5bnbillion (as at 30.6.2005).

Niall Paul, head of emerging markets & Asian equities atMorley Fund Management, commented on the appointment:“We’re very pleased to bring Glen’s solidexperience in managing emerging market equities and his depth ofknowledge on the oil and gas sector to Morley. We’reconfident that he’ll make a significant contribution to theteam.”

Earlier this year, the Aviva Funds - Emerging Countries EquityFund won the Lipper Fund Award in Singapore for best equityemerging markets global fund over both one and five years.

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For further information pleasecontact:
Monina Villaroman
Morley Fund Management
Corporate Communications Manager
020 7809 8618
Monina.Villaroman@morleyfm.com

Notes to editors
Morley Fund Management

Morley Fund Management (‘Morley’) is a London based,asset management business with over £134 billion** undermanagement. It actively manages a diverse range of asset classesand employs in the region of 200 investment professionals.Companies in the Morley Group have operations in Boston, Dublin,Luxembourg, Melbourne, Milan and Warsaw. Morley has arepresentative office in Madrid.

Morley is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Aviva Group andmanages both institutional and retail funds under the Morley brand.It also acts as investment manager for a range of retail investmentfunds, marketed in the UK under the Norwich Union brand, andinternational funds marketed under the Aviva Funds brand.

**Not including mortgage assets, as at 30/06/05

Further information about Morley Fund Management can be foundat www.morleyfm.com

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