Robin Geffen founded Neptune Investment Management in May 2002 and is the originator of the company's 'real-world' investment approach. He graduated from Oxford University in 1979 and began his investment career at Charterhouse J Rothschild before moving on to Eagle Star, York Trust and Scottish Equitable, where he set up its pooled fund business. Geffen joined Orbitex Investments as chief investment officer in 1997 and held the post of global CIO, pensions, before founding Neptune.
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Pre-tax profits top £1m
Geffen taking over tech fund
Moscow's relation with Beijing in focus
Tom Smith has been at Neptune since 2009
IA UK Equity Income sector average down 3.9%
Avoiding domestic stocks
Robin Geffen, Neptune Fund Manager & CEO, discusses dividend risk and the potentially negative consequences of the Investment Association's decision to cut the UK Equity Income sector's yield target earlier this year.
Hurt last year by Brexit outflows
Unwin to continue running Global Technology fund
Robin Geffen, CEO at Neptune Investment Management and lead manager on the £200m Neptune Income fund, has been steering the portfolio away from domestically-focused stocks, as he believes the UK economy is "weak and getting weaker".
Worked at group since 2013
Recently hired former M&G CEO McLintock
Increase in payouts due to currency slump
Looking favourably at Japan
Large-cap bias boosted year-to-date performance
Milway taking over as lead manager
Focus on HNW clients in London
Also hired Milway from EFG Asset Management
Started to add exposure to EMs
Now shut around a third of fund range
Neptune has promoted Charlie Parker to head of distribution, just over a year after the former journalist joined the fund house.
Neptune's Felix Wintle has described 2014 as a "frustrating" year for performance but has prospered again this year in part due to a zero weighting in "bond proxy" utilities.