Jupiter head of strategy, independent funds
John Chatfeild-Roberts is head of strategy, Independent Funds, at Jupiter AM. He joined Jupiter in 2001 and has established the Jupiter Independent Funds Team, which continues to manage the Jupiter Merlin Portfolios. His most recent product, the absolute return Merlin Real Return fund, was unveiled in July 2018.
Chatfeild-Roberts was appointed as Jupiter's chief investment officer in 2010, but stood down in September 2015 to focus on running the portfolios. He is also a director of Jupiter Fund Management.
His career began at Henderson and he also worked at Lazard Asset Management. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
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Jupiter Asset Management's Peter Lawery, a key part of the group's Merlin multi-manager team headed by John Chatfeild-Roberts (pictured), is to retire at the end of the year.
The 'considerable reversal' in the fortunes of mid- and small-cap stocks seen since the start of March is likely to continue as large caps come back into favour, according to Jupiter's John Chatfeild-Roberts.
Jupiter's John Chatfeild-Roberts and team have added a commercial property play as well as funds from Invesco Perpetual and Majedie as part of the latest changes to their Merlin multi-manager portfolios.
A slowing China could force US and UK central banks into a further easing of policy this year, even as investors prepare themselves for an end to QE, according to Jupiter CIO John Chatfeild-Roberts.
A number of smaller investment trusts have been forced to cancel expansion plans as larger vehicles continue to dominate the market.
Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team have added Jim Leaviss' M&G Global Macro Bond fund to their Merlin range as they adjust the portfolios over the summer period.
In a week when tapering talk reached fever pitch, one of our best read stories looked at the dollar slump as Fed chief Ben Bernanke said he will hold firm on QE for a while longer.
Jupiter's John Chatfeild-Roberts has warned investors not to get carried away with the euphoria surrounding equity markets, saying many companies are being kept afloat by low interest rates.
Jupiter's Merlin multi-manager team have shifted their UK equity allocation within the £1.7bn Merlin Growth portfolio in order to gain exposure to active managers looking across the FTSE 350 spectrum.