US asset manager
Legg Mason is a US investment management firm with a focus on asset management and serves customers worldwide.
Legg Mason serves individual and institutional investors on six continents and has $7446bn in AUM (as of 30 June 2018). It uses a multi-manager business model, with each of the company's subsidiaries operating independently.
The company offers products in equities and fixed income, as well as domestic and international liquidity management and alternative investments. Created in 1970 through the acquisition of Mason & Co by Legg & Co to form Legg Mason & Co, it has since become the 20th largest asset manager in the world. Among its brands is Edinburgh-based equity specialist Martin Currie.
Headed up by Penny Kyle
UK equities continue to be buffeted by the Brexit debate, with this coming on top of a global risk-off trade sparked by rising rates in the US, the US-China trade war and other idiosyncratic events.
Over the past quarter, infrastructure globally has endured some highs and lows, with the US, in particular, surging ahead and buoyed by strong economic growth while Europe has faced a series of challenges.
According to Legg Mason Survey
Emerging markets (EM) have endured a tricky spell this year as the impact of US trade policy changes and slightly weaker earnings than expected rocked the sector.
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