UK- INVESCO has appointed Daniel Roberts to its UK institutional equity desk in London. Roberts will report to Robert Churchlow, head of UK institutional equities and his appointment takes the team to four.

Prior to INVESCO, Roberts was at M&G Investment Management where he worked on the European equity desk and specialised in the construction, auto and paper sectors. He also worked at JP Morgan for two years in the risk management team and at PricewaterhouseCoopers for five years.

At the beginning of February, INVESCO recruited Habib Subjally as head of global equities and Manraj Sekhon as senior fund manager for global equities, both were previously at Merrill Lynch.

In addition Stephen Rowntree, a pharmaceuticals and healthcare specialist from Gartmore was brought in to manage the INVESCO GT healthcare fund.