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 is launching a global long/short fund for founder Robin Geffen and Ted Alexander on 1 November.
Robin Geffen has used the full 20% overseas allowance in his £1.04bn Neptune Income fund and is shunning UK consumer facing stocks.
ON UK INCOME
Neptune is exiting the fixed income space, with the closure of its Corporate Bond and International Bond funds, both run by Ted Alexander.
Neptune CEO Robin Geffen has dismissed fears China is overheating, but warns there is a bubble forming in bond markets.
Neptune founder and CEO Robin Geffen believes UK dividend growth could exceed the 15% consensus forecast next year despite the muted economic environment.
Neptune has replaced Jeremy Smith as manager of the £53m UK Equity fund following a period of underperformance.
Neptune's Robin Geffen is maintaining a cautious stance within his £1.07bn Global Equity fund, fearing the "sustainability and breadth" of the recovery in the OECD economies.
SMALL CAP DIVIDENDS
Neptune has added a new high conviction UK equity fund for analyst Nicola Muirhead.
Robin Geffen, the leader of the revolt against Prudential's $35.5bn bid for AIA, has labelled the insurer's bosses "petty-minded" after claming he is being frozen out of talks with management following the collapse of the deal.
Neptune Income fund manager Robin Geffen has been adding to unloved utilities and healthcare stocks in recent months as he expects continued dividend growth in the £939m portfolio.
A number of the UK's most respected fund managers have called for the removal of Prudential CEO Tidjane Thiam.
Robin Geffen, the architect of Pru's AIA downfall, believes the botched deal could be a defining moment in the fight for investor justice.
Prudential nemesis Robin Geffen says it is "inconceivable" the insurer can push on with its plan to acquire AIA after failing to lower the price of the deal.
Institutional shareholders owning up to 15% of Prudential are preparing to write to the chairman telling him they will oppose the insurer's $35bn takeover of AIA.
Friday's Fidelity FundsNetwork investment forum featured presentations from some of the biggest names in fund management. Here we bring you the best bits.
Neptune's Robin Geffen has compared Prudential's proposed AIA takeover to the 2001 downfall of Marconi.
The economic monopoly enjoyed for so long by the US is set to come to an end, with Bric countries moving in to replace it, Robin Geffen says.
Robin Geffen, MD of Neptune, is trying to rally support for a vote of no-confidence in Prudential chief executive Tidjane Thiam over his botched attempt to acquire Asian insurer AIA.
Robin Geffen's Neptune Global Equity fund has become the boutique's second vehicle to surpass £1bn under management.