ISA-friendly equity funds
Neptune Investment Management is a UK-based fund management company offering a range of ISA-friendly equity funds to private investors, advisers and institutional clients. It was founded in 2002 by Robin Geffen. The firm is employee-owned and invests in the public equity markets across the globe, employing a combination of top-down and bottom-up stock picking to create its portfolio.
Butcher joined to head up wealth arm last May
Joining as sales director
Increase in payouts due to currency slump
Joined start-up firm last year
Funds relying on top ten holdings
2016 was a weak year for technology IPOs - only 13 US venture-backed tech IPOs hit the market, in spite of fairly high public market valuations and investor appetite.
Rob Burnett, Head of European Equities, Neptune
Two joining from Neptune
Departed Neptune in May 2016
Managers give their verdict
Rob Burnett, manager of the Neptune European Opportunities fund, discusses the drivers behind the recent turnaround for the European financials sector and whether the rally has further to run.
Politics distracting from strong economy
Although in political terms 2016 will be remembered for the seismic shocks of the Brexit vote and Trump presidential victory, the year was also a watershed one for the global economy and financial markets in general, and emerging markets in particular....
Opportunities in a number of sectors
Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities, Neptune
Kunal Desai, Head of Indian Equities, Neptune
Looking favourably at Japan
Develop mobile technology
Large-cap bias boosted year-to-date performance
Cyclicals beginning to outperform
Since the late summer of 2010, the MSCI China index has barely risen at all. However, such apparent placidity obscures how rough a ride the market has taken investors on writes Douglas Turnbull, manager of the Neptune China fund.
Mark Martin, Head of UK Equities, Neptune Investment Management