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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

1 April 2021

Natasha Ebtehadj

Portfolio Manager, Multi-Asset

Much Ado About Inflation

Could Shakespeare give investors a structure for how to think about the future path of inflation and interest rates this year and beyond?
Read time - 5 min
15 March 2021

Neil Robson

Head of Global Equities

How vaccines are paving the way for the ‘grand reopening’

Approaching 25 million people have received their first vaccine dose in the UK – close to half the adult population. Millions more in Europe also. The grand reopening is coming
Read time - 5 min
8 March 2021

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

How Covid-19 might change the world for ever – revisited (part 2)

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
1 March 2021

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager

Pauline Grange interview: sustainability and investing

Global equities portfolio manager Pauline Grange talks about sustainability, her approach to investing and how she goes about identifying companies.
Read time - 6 min
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
19 February 2021

Jonathan Crown

Portfolio Manager

Dividend outlook: the capital return mix is key in 2021

2020 was an extremely tough year which had a negative impact on cash flows of economically sensitive and working capital-heavy industries, and thus dividends. The big question is, what will 2021 hold?
Read time - 5 min
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Meet the team

Simon Haines
Portfolio Manager
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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