Investec's Brazier: It is tricky to be a UK equity manager right now

Natalie Kenway
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Simon Brazier, manager of the £2bn Investec UK Alpha fund, talks to Natalie Kenway about Brexit expectations, poor sentiment towards UK equities and his key holdings at the start of 2018.

It has been three years since Simon Brazier left his post as head of UK equities at Columbia Threadneedle Investments to join Investec Asset Management as co-head of quality investments and to take over the UK Alpha fund.  Speaking to Investment Week, the manager said he has a consistent investment process that he will continue to stick to throughout his career, which clients have clearly backed when looking at the fund's inflows during his short tenure. Brazier completes revamp of Investec UK Alpha The UK Alpha fund has grown from £162m as at end of January 2015 to just under £2bn...

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