UK – Credit Suisse Asset Management has appointed a head for its emerging markets equities team.

Neil Gregson will now be head for emerging markets equities for CSAM overseeing the teams in London, New York and Sydney. He will be responsible for the emerging equity products in terms of the investment process and performance.

Gregson has been with CSAM for over 13 years, during which he has managed the CS European Frontiers fund and CSAM’s gold and resource funds. He has also headed the emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa team, and has been head of global equity portfolio construction.

CSAM has over 1.5 billion dollars (1.23 billion euros) of emerging equity assets under management. Total assets under management for CSAM worldwide are 188.8 billion pounds (272 billion euros).