Fund manager focus
23 April 2014
Dan Hanbury is River & Mercantile’s UK equity specialist, running three retail mandates including the top-performing UK Equity Unconstrained fund.
16 April 2014
Invesco Perpetual’s Martin Walker tells Dan Jones why now is the time to stick with insurers, and how the rich pickings across the equity market have dried up somewhat.
07 April 2014
GLG’s three-strong Japan CoreAlpha team, led by Stephen Harker, speak to Investment Week about Abenomics, the yen and why market weakness so far this year has cheered them up.
31 March 2014
Julia Rampen asks Henderson’s Bill McQuaker for his views on Scottish independence, London property, and emerging market debt.
22 November 2013
Standard Life Investments’ Ed Legget reveals how he has returned over 300% in five years to investors, why he is selling banks, and why now is the right time to return to the mining sector.
12 November 2013
Special Values manager talks about his optimism for the UK’s largest companies and his plans once he inherits the £3bn Special Situations fund from Sanjeev Shah.
04 November 2013
Luthman and Bailey tell Dan Jones how political risk affects investment strategy and why their macro-thematic style is more than a short-term idea.
16 January 2013
UK bond investors should be wary of rising inflation and consider diversifying to other markets, according to PIMCO fixed income MD Mike Amey.
25 October 2012
Liontrust Asset Management’s James Inglis-Jones have revealed some of the key long and short positions they have in European stocks, which are driving the European Absolute Alpha fund.
14 September 2012
Thirty-year industry veteran Richard Pease is director of European equities at Henderson, sole manager of the £402m European Special Situations fund and co-manager of the £828m European Growth fund.
07 September 2012
Income manager Carl Stick discusses his outlook for UK stock market valuations and how he is using his cash as a strategic asset.
03 September 2012
Legal and General Investment Management’s Richard Hodges is one of the most popular and best performing strategic bond managers in the sector, with a formidable long-term track record.
16 July 2012
Head of quantitative strategies at OMAM explains how it is possible to run a conviction portfolio with 400 stocks.
02 July 2012
Derek Mitchell joined Royal London AM in 2007 to manage the newly launched UK Special Situations fund, which became the UK Opportunities fund. In 2009, he also took up the reins of the Mid-Cap Growth fund.
28 May 2012
The Veritas Global Equity Income fund was one of the first funds of its kind to launch in the UK in 2005, about a year after The Real Return Group and Veritas Asset Management merged.
Foreign exchange markets are at a significant juncture, with currency misalignment likely to increase in the second quarter, writes Neil Staines, head of FX trading at The ECU Group.
Alain Defise, investment manager at Pictet Asset Management, argues emerging market corporate bonds offer a way to tap into the ‘dynamism’ of the developing world, while shielding investors from the volatility associated with emerging currencies and stocks.
Returns from European high yield are low, leading many investors to look elsewhere. But technical support is still in place and the outlook is sanguine, says Alliance Trust investment's Kenny Watson.
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