The true value of the 'veteran' investor

Paying tribute to experienced managers

Katrina Lloyd
Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd

Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd

Experienced fund managers generally dislike being referred to as 'veterans' in the media. Indeed, it is not easy to define exactly who is included in this illustrious group, with some arguing it could even encompass most managers who were working in the sector before the 2007-08 financial crisis.

However, time in the market counts in our industry, which probably explains why two octogenarians have been dominating our Best Read lists on in recent weeks. Mark Mobius returns to launch emerging markets ESG fund One month after retiring from Franklin Templeton Investments, EM pioneer Mark Mobius, 81, revealed he is taking on the fresh challenge of starting a new fund management company and is reportedly set to launch an emerging and frontier markets fund with an environmental, social and governance (ESG) tilt.  Mobius is clearly keen to be a key player in th...

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