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Welcome to our global equities blog

Our global equities blog lifts the lid on what we do and shows you how our investment engine works. From describing company visits and snapshots of the work we do, to exploring the major themes and trends shaping markets.

Latest articles

25 February 2021

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

How Covid-19 might change the world for ever – revisited (part 1)

We revisited our “10 factors that could change economies & markets for ever” viewpoint from April 2020 to see if any of our initial thoughts have shifted in the intervening months …
Read time - 5 min
20 November 2020

Alex Lee

Portfolio Manager

Japan's climate change targets

Japan’s new prime minister, Yoshihide Suga, has announced plans for the country to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, bringing the country in line with the EU
Read time - 4min
20 November 2020

Neil Robson

Head of Global Equities

The future for retail - embedding new habits and shopping with purpose

Covid-19 has seen an acceleration in the take-up of e-commerce retail sales, as well as an increased awareness of the social and environmental implications of consumption
Read time - 7min
17 October 2020

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager

Sustainable Theme Focus - A Green Recovery

If governments could react so swiftly to a deadly respiratory virus, why can’t they react as urgently when dealing with air pollution and climate change?
Read time - 4 min
8 October 2020

Scott Woods

Portfolio Manager

Global smaller companies: investing in the time of Covid

It’s a cliché that human beings quickly adapt to new circumstances, but that has certainly been the case for us as fund managers as we have adapted to this new world.
Read time - 3 min
20 August 2020

Ashish Kochar

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Food for thought: Walmart enters the US online grocery market

Ecommerce’s influence on total retail sales continues to build with around 16% of US retail sales currently transacted online (excluding autos/gas). Perhaps more importantly, it accounted for over 50% of total growth in 2019.
Read time - 4min
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Meet the team

David Dudding
Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager
Jonathan Crown
Portfolio Manager
Scott Woods
Portfolio Manager
Andrew Harvie
Client Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Neil Robson
Head of Global Equities

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