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.
Neptune has promoted James Dowey to the role of chief investment officer.
Abenomics in Japan has been a roaring success, and should not be seen as just a quick fix 'sugar high' for markets, according to Neptune's CEO Robin Geffen and chief economist James Dowey.
Neptune Investment Management is set to launch a second Japanese equity fund, allowing discretionary investors access to manager Chris Taylor without a portfolio-wide currency hedge.
Neptune Investment Management's Mark Martin has overhauled the £66m UK Opportunities fund since taking over as lead manager, turning it into a higher conviction portfolio with fewer positions.
Last week, Neptune announced an overhaul of its research and business operations following disappointing fund performance in recent years.
Neptune's CEO Robin Geffen is refraining from holding any UK equities within his global portfolios due to risks surrounding the upcoming general election.
Neptune's Robin Geffen has predicted a further sharp fall in the value of sterling against the dollar as he positions his portfolio for a fresh surge in the US currency.
Neptune Investment Management's profits before tax fell by over 40% in 2013, against a backdrop of falling assets under management, after a difficult year for its global investment approach.
Neptune has shut Robin Geffen's Global Long/Short fund after just two years after co-manager Ted Alexander exited the firm.
Neptune CEO Robin Geffen is buying into the Japanese recovery led by Shinzo Abe, dismissing comparisons to earlier efforts to revitalise the country.
Wealth managers are becoming increasingly concerned about allocating towards the Neptune Income fund, amid Hargreaves Lansdown's decision to remove the fund from its Wealth 150 list earlier this week.
William Rice, manager of the £1.7m Neptune Russia Special Situations fund, has left the company.
Neptune founder Robin Geffen and former Gartmore star Roger Guy are among the highest profile new fund management names in the latest UK wealth rankings.
Neptune's Doug Turnbull is holding his largest ever position in financials in anticipation of a rally for the sector, driven by looser monetary policy and reform.
Neptune's Robin Geffen has moved nearly half of his £950m Global Equity fund into US equities, his largest ever exposure to the region.
Neptune's Robin Geffen has revealed the ‘best of British brands' he backs in his £1.3bn Income fund which are soaring due to emerging markets consumer demand.
Neptune has launched a Defensive Managed fund as it becomes the latest fund group to unveil a lower risk offering.
Neptune's Robin Geffen has spoken out against Prudential's plans to re-domicile overseas, saying it would raise questions over the insurer's "financial health".
Principal Investment Management's latest income study urges investors to switch out of Robin Geffen's £1bn Neptune Income fund, warning its global growth emphasis is likely to disappoint this year.
Leading fund managers are favouring US equities over markets including China and Europe as the appeal of owning dollar assets helps spark a shift into the world's largest economy.
One of the most basic principles of investing is to invest when no-one likes a market.
Neptune founder and CEO Robin Geffen has ruled out the possibility of a eurozone breakup following a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti.
First State's Martin Lau has beaten stars including Invesco Perpetual's Neil Woodford and Neptune's Robin Geffen to see his Greater China Growth fund ranked the most consistent performer over the three years to the end of 2011.
Neptune's Robin Geffen is standing by his overweight US position as he believes the region is unlikely to fall into recession this year as long as another banking crisis is avoided.