Edinburgh equity investment firm
Martin Currie is an Edinburgh-based equity specialist founded in 1881, which is an independently managed investment affiliate of Legg Mason, one of the world's largest asset management firms.
Its stock-focused approach is guided by in-depth research and careful portfolio construction. It invests for the long term to focus on equity growth.
Joined the firm in 2015
Follows acquisition in 2014
Companies in the US are feeling the pressure. The slowdown in global growth, for one, has had an impact on demand says Martin Currie's Tom Walker.
Brings over $167m fund
Also works at Lombard Street Research
Andrew Graham, portfolio manager of the Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained trust, says market upheaval in Asia is offering investors opportunity
Browne looks for buying opportunities
Pockets of value emerging
Martin Currie Pacific trust's shareholders have agreed to rename the company Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained trust, as it moves away from commitments to invest in Japan and Australia.
Legg Mason has integrated eight Martin Currie equity funds into its ICVC fund range, in a move that brings all its subsidiaries under one umbrella in the UK.
Legg Mason chief executive Joe Sullivan has said Martin Currie is planning further hires as it begins to reposition following its acquisition by the US giant last year.
Mark Whitehead has left Sarasin & Partners to lead Martin Currie's rejigged equity income team.
Fund managers give their views on the key issues impacting global asset classes and outline how they are positioning portfolios.
Which sectors are ripe for consolidation?
Martin Currie's Andy Graham has warned that Indian assets have been overbought, adding an expected increase in profits is unlikely to filter through to investors in the near future.
Legg Mason's chief executive Joe Sullivan has revealed the firm is in acquisition talks with two businesses, while it is also looking to develop its ETF capabilities.
More muted performance may be on the cards for US equities, but financials and healthcare can still out-perform, explains Martin Currie's Tom Walker.
RIT Capital Partners, the £2.3bn investment trust chaired by Lord Rothschild, is to acquire GVO Investment Management - formerly known as SVG Investment Managers.
From fee reductions and discount management, to more board scrutiny. Jeremy Beckwith, director of manager research at Morningstar, analyses the changing story behind investment trusts in 2014.
As China's economy continues to slow, the World Bank has warned Vietnam and South Korea could snap up more of China's share of the global export market. Annabelle Williams reports.
China's anti-corruption measures are having the unintended effect of slowing corporate investment, and the drag on the economy will be bigger than expected, explains Martin Currie's Andrew Graham.
Fund rationalisation may be coming to an end after a few years of groups actively cutting their product ranges, according to Fitch Ratings.
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