Oct 11 (Reuters) - Liontrust Asset Management Plc
* Says assets under management 9.6 billion pounds at close of business on Sept. 30, 2017.
* An increase of over 3.1 billion pounds, or 48 percent over 6 months period.
* Nnet inflows of 156 million pounds in three months ended Sept. 30 and 178 million pounds for six months ended Sept. 30.
* AuM as at close of business on Oct. 9 was 9.8 billion pounds. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Simon Jessop)