Liontrust profits more than double despite tumbling flows

Profit before tax of £79m

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Liontrust profits more than double despite tumbling flows

Net flows at Liontrust fell 29% in the year to March 2022, down to £2.5bn from £3.5bn in 2021, according to the firm’s annual report published today (6 July).

Assets under management and advice at the firm increased from £30.9bn to £33.5bn over the period, while profit before tax more than doubled, up 127% to £79.3m. Total dividend per share rose to 72p, up from 47p in 2021. Liontrust sees inflows rise by 5% but AUM growth slow Sustainable investments accounted for most of its assets under management, totalling £13.2bn, while economic advantage funds accounted for £9bn, £6.6bn was in multi-asset, £2.9bn in global equities and £664m in global fixed income. Chair Alastair Barbour said: "Strategically, Liontrust delivered strong net sale...

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