Selectors on Screen: Columbia Threadneedle's Prior on traditional investments and seeking 'brave' managers

Interviews with fund selectors

Katrina Lloyd
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Kelly Prior, investment manager in the Multi-Manager team at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, speaks to Investment Week editor-in-chief Katrina Lloyd about the highlights of her fund selector career.

She discusses building up businesses and why she is passionate about bringing out the best in her team and the managers she interviews. Prior also addresses challenges and opportunities for the fund management industry and fund selectors. In particular, she explains the need to recognise the value of traditional investment management and not be drawn to "the utopia of fancy offerings". She shares her views on why it is important to seek out "brave" managers in this market environment and lean into opportunities, including in fixed income. Prior identifies that trends are changing a...

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