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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

22 February 2022

Jonathan Crown

Portfolio Manager

Aiming to fully capture semiconductor growth

The chip industry is both growth and quality – which is why we like it.
Read time - 2 min
31 January 2022

Simon Haines

Portfolio Manager

Supply-chain reaction: how long will disruption continue?

2021 was marked by ongoing supply-chain disruption. But as we enter 2022, are we past the worst, asks Simon Haines.
Read time - 3 min
15 June 2021

Scott Woods

Portfolio Manager

Masts, manufacturing and meetings – 2021 so far in the global smaller companies universe

Visiting companies is key to small cap investing in particular. Scott Woods looks at how the pandemic has changed this.
Read time - 3 min
14 June 2021

Neil Robson

Head of Global Equities

Electric vehicles help power growing decarbonisation trend

Why understanding new ways of thinking and a changing world is critical to our investment process.
Read time - 2 min
24 May 2021

David Dudding

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

The destruction of creatives

Advertising spend was huge during lockdown, but it's not the traditional players who are benefiting. This changing market highlights some of the difficulties with 'value investing' at a time of technological change.
Read time - 2 min
22 April 2021

Neil Robson

Head of Global Equities

The Legend of Semiconductors

Why they are the building blocks of the modern economy and represent quality growth in our portfolios.
Read time - 2 min
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Meet the team

Alex Beavis
Global Small Cap Analyst
Alex Lee
Portfolio Manager
Simon Haines
Portfolio Manager
David Dudding
Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager
Georgina Hellyer
Portfolio Manager
Bronwyn Curran
Client Portfolio Analyst
Jonathan Crown
Portfolio Manager
Scott Woods
Portfolio Manager
Natasha Ebtehadj
Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Andrew Harvie
Client Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Neil Robson
Head of Global Equities

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