The Big Interview: What I learned after being dropped from Hargreaves Lansdown's Wealth Shortlist

'I’ve no interest in falling out with people'

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Chris Hutchinson of Unicorn Asset Management
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Chris Hutchinson of Unicorn Asset Management

Getting dropped from Hargreaves Lansdown’s Wealth Shortlist is rarely a pleasant thing for funds, but Unicorn Outstanding British Companies’ manager Chris Hutchinson has taken the “positives” after being dropped last April.

At the time, Hargreaves said it had removed the UK-focused fund from its recommended list "due to concerns about the firm's governance framework", which it believed "could have been better at managing investment activities and mitigating risk". "We also thought Unicorn carried a high degree of key-person risk, with one individual responsible for a number of the firm's important functions," the platform said.  Hutchinson tells Investment Week: "At the time I was a little hurt by the reasons given." UK dividends jump to £37bn in Q2 as the pound stumbles The Unicorn Outstanding Bri...

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