REG-Ashmore Group Plc Directorate Change

Released : 02/09/2008 06:02:00
RNS Number : 4896C  
Ashmore Group PLC  
02 September 2008  
Ashmore Group PLC   
2 September 2008  
Ashmore Group plc   
Ashmore Group plc ("Ashmore") today announces the appointment of Jonathan 
Asquith to the Board as a Non Executive Director effective 1st September 2008.   
Until May 2008 Jonathan Asquith was a director of Schroders plc. There are no 
further details required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13 in 
connection with his appointment.   
Enquiries to:  
Ashmore Group plc +44 20 3077 6000   
Michael Perman    
Penrose Financial +44 20 7786 4888   
Gay Collins    
Notes to Editors:  
Jonathan Asquith (aged 51)  
Jonathan Asquith was formerly Vice Chairman of Schroders plc and held the 
position of Chief Financial Officer between 2002 and 2007. During his time at 
Schroders he also had responsibility within the investment function for fixed 
income, emerging market debt, commodities and property and oversaw their 
investment capital and private equity interests. Prior to that he worked for 
Morgan Grenfell and was appointed as chief financial officer of Deutsche Morgan 
Grenfell in 1995 and chief operating officer in 1997. In 2001 he joined Barclays 
Private Bank, where he was head of UK private banking until his move to 
Schroders in 2002.  
Ashmore is a specialist active value-oriented fund manager focusing on emerging 
markets globally, with a fund management track record going back to 1992.  As 
one of the most successful and experienced investors in emerging markets debt, 
currency, and special situations incorporating distressed and private equity 
approaches, Ashmore is well known for its mature and innovative investment 
approach and outstanding performance track record.  
Ashmore employs five investment themes in emerging markets: US 
dollar-denominated debt; local currency-denominated debt; public equities; 
corporate high yield; and special situations (including distressed debt and 
private equity).  Ashmore also manages a multi-strategy fund and several 
structured products with investment banks.   
 More information is available on the Group's website   
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