Specialist fund management
Liontrust is an independent specialist fund management company with no corporate parent that launched in 1995 and was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1999.
Its head office is on the Strand in London and it has offices in Edinburgh and Luxembourg.
It has eight fund management teams: five investing in UK, European, Asian and global equities; a global fixed income team; a sustainable investment team; and one that manages multi-asset portfolios.
It is easy in times of political fear and uncertainty to be 'trapped in the headlights' as opposed to thinking ahead and investing for the future. According to the latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch fund manager survey, global investors have been selling...
Follows acquisition of Alliance Trust Investments
Eighth year of positive flows
Liontrust's Mike Appleby takes a closer look at the best investment opportunities in the renewable energy market.
Institutional offering sees outflows
Investment Pulse: Is consolidation in the asset management industry more damaging than initially thought?
IW readers give their views
Adjusted profit before tax up 18%
Investors are overlooking the long-term prospects
Liontrust CEO John Ions explains how the acquisition of Alliance Trust Investments (ATI) will provide new opportunities for the asset manager.
Alliance Trust moves to multi-manager approach
Eighth anniversary of collapse of Lehman Brothers
Polls neck and neck
As managers continue to search for uncorrelated assets which are able to achieve 'true' diversification in difficult market conditions, managers tell Investment Week in this two-part feature their strategies for constructing the perfect multi-asset portfolio...
Ex-journalist Bates to be co-manager
Five funds to benefit from European tailwinds
Liontrust multi-manager John Husselbee explains what lesson investors should take from the Tour de France in their hunt for consistent returns.
Investors looking at asset managers' shares should be buying into Jupiter, Schroders and Aberdeen this year, as major acquisitions and RDR continue to benefit the three businesses, according to JPM Cazenove analysts.
Hargreaves Lansdown's legal challenge to HMRC's move to tax platform rebates was the story of most interest to Investment Week's readers this week.
Bond fund managers have been returning to emerging market debt in the last few days following the dramatic sell-off in the sector, after a strengthening dollar sent prices spiralling.
After a decade of scant gains, some investors are now piling into pharmaceuticals as a combination of high yields and attractive valuations draw managers in, but is this the start of a decade-long move up?
The Liontrust Income fund, headed up by Gary West and James Inglis-Jones, has reversed its focus on the UK in favour of a global mandate to tap into a larger universe of dividend paying stocks.
Hermes' marketing director Rob Page is leaving the firm to join Henderson Global Investors, Investment Week can reveal.
Liontrust doubled its assets under management to £3bn in the last 12 months as the takeover of Walker Crips and a sharp rise in inflows boosted the business.
Smith & Williamson Investment Management has appointed Mickey Morrissey as head of UK IFA sales in a push to grow its discretionary fund management service.