Legg Mason Australian Equities, an Australian equities fund management firm owned by Legg Mason Inc., has hired Andrew Chambers as senior research analyst, Financial standard reports. He will be reporting to head of research Michael Slack and will cover listed property, infrastructure and utilities.
Chambers will provide research assistance to portfolio manager Ashton Reid in the management of the Legg Mason Property Securities Trust and the Legg Mason Australian Real Income Fund. Previously, he was with Austock Group as infrastructure analyst and had also been associate director project finance at Societe Generale Australia. Meanwhile, property and utilities analyst Victor Lee would be leaving Legg Mason.
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