Future of Global Equity Investing

Will Low, Head of Global Equity

Duration: 1.53 minutes

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Global Equity

The Global Equity investment strategy is centered around a disciplined team-based process to build portfolios of high conviction ideas across the globe.

  • Key Characteristics Typically 40 – 60 stocks
  • Benchmark agnostic: active share of 80 – 95%
  • Style agnostic: pick conviction ideas, not styles in fashion
  • Proprietary stock ranking tool
  • Single team investment approach

The investment philosophy is driven by a bottom-up approach, of researching and identifying predicted outperforming companies. Weighting those with the greatest alpha potential in portfolios defines portfolio construction.

Investment Philosophy centered on:

  • Identifying high conviction investment ideas
  • Having notable active weights for all holdings
  • Recognising that alpha potential varies between holdings
  • Using a proprietary ranking tool to enable efficient team based portfolio construction

Average industry experience of the team is 18 years (as at October 2014). All members carry out a dual role of Portfolio Manager and Analyst, with a global sector approach.

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