Asia-Pacific forms a key region for the Pyrford Global Total Return strategy. In this update, Paul Simons provides a summary overview of the region, why Pyrford are positive about its prospects and some examples of opportunities in which they are investing.Read more >
A key aim of the Pyrford Global Total Return (Sterling) Fund is not to lose clients' money. Lars will update on the Fund’s performance during 2016 and its ongoing quest to generate real returns for investors. He will also discuss global markets, return expectations and opportunities for asset allocators during 2017.
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A short video introducing Pyrford International and the Pyrford Global Total Return (Sterling) Fund.Read more >
Paul Simons, Head of Portfolio Management Asia at Pyrford International discusses Multi-Asset.Read more >
A key aim of Pyrford Global Total Return (Sterling) Fund is not to lose clients' money. Lars discusses how the team have approached meeting this objective in recent volatile markets.Read more >
Gary Corcoran, Editorial Director of Portfolio Adviser, interviews Lars Nielsen.Read more >
Passive Fixed Income strategies are used by investors to get a broad base in expensive exposure to fixed income. But what are the limitations and what are the opportunities?Read more >
Steven Bell discusses his thoughts on potential macroeconomic events in 2019 and what they mean for the global economy.Read more >
We are renaming our funds to make things simpler.
Please join us for a short update to find out:
the benefits of our business being part of BMO brings you and your clients
what’s changing and why it makes things simpler for you
We’d be delighted if you could join Anthony Willis and Gary Potter on the 4 January at 11.30am for the first of our 2019 multi-manager webinars.
After reflecting on 2018 we’ll cast our eyes towards 2019, exploring some of the likely themes for economies and markets, highlighting how our portfolios are positioned to take advantage of opportunities in the coming year.
With Brexit looming and with uncertainty permeating markets, what are the advantages of holding commercial property? Topics also covered include foreign investment, property performance in rising rates and the key drivers for commercial property in 2018.Read more >
European Equities have long been the developed market laggards with economic and political uncertainty providing the backdrop of uninspired fundamentals. But is this unfair and is it changing?Read more >
Join Paul Green and Scott Spencer on 11 October 2018 as they discuss their findings following research trips in both Japan and New York. In addition to the usual updates, the team will also reflect on the previous quarter and consider what might lie ahead for markets in the final three months of the year.Read more >
An outlook of increasing volatility and potential economic slowdown makes the case for a defensive approach to equities. With income from traditional sources still difficult to come by, and higher yielding strategies carrying risk, we discuss an approach to achieving higher income with comparatively low risk through the use of covered calls within an ETF structure.Read more >
The outlook of a faster convergence of the US economy towards full capacity, ongoing trade disputes and persistent geopolitical risks makes the case for a gradual rotation towards defensive strategies. Morgane Delledonne reviews some ETF strategies to adapt to the evolving economic landscape.Read more >
This session will be hosted by Vicki Bakhshi, Director, in the Responsible Investment team. Catherine Hoyle, Associate Analyst, will explain the background and key takeaways of the ESG disclosure at mid-cap companies project, and Thomas Hassl, Senior Associate Analyst, will give an update on Climate Action 100+ and how this has influenced the Responsible Investment team’s engagement with high-emitting companies.
All participants will be able to submit questions during the webinar, and there will be the option to replay the webinar in full.
Please register if you plan to attend. We very much hope that you will join us.
Although we are late in the business cycle, income still remains crucial. With office rents rising everywhere but London, and the impact of Brexit along with the devaluation of sterling, this should not always be viewed as a negative as it can attract global investors. Marcus Phayre-Mudge will discuss the dynamic shifts in the retail space, the winners and the losers, as well as the rise in alternatives, such as investment in self-storage, budget hotels and student accommodation.Read more >
Alan Nolan will discuss the benefits of seeing emerging markets as a long term investment.Read more >
We are launching a webinar to give our clients greater insight into our voting and engagement activities.
In our first of the series, Vicki Bakhshi will present highlights of our voting and engagement activities this year, and Emma Lupton will provide an update on our topical Ocean Plastics project, explaining key findings from our engagement so far.
Please register if you plan to attend. All participants will be able to submit questions during the webinar, and there will be the option to replay the webinar in full.
We hope that you will be able to join us.
As the F&C Global Equity Market Neutral Fund passes its third anniversary, Erik and Chris will review the performance of the fund, not just in terms of absolute performance, but also as a component of a multi-asset portfolio. They will also discuss the outlook for a factor based approach to investing.Read more >
David Moss talks on the theme of disruption at the Investment Week Conference 2018Read more >
Phil Webster will discuss his differentiated and often contrarian view on where he sees herding and behavioural biases occurring.Read more >
Join Gary Potter and Anthony Willis for our live webinar, to celebrate 10 years of income distribution from the F&C MM Navigator Distribution Fund.Read more >
Steven will examine the major changes in the world economy since his last update in January. He will also discuss his thoughts on the rest of this year and into 2019.Read more >
Christine Cantrell interviewed by Asset TVRead more >