As the GMAP range celebrates its three year anniversary, Trevor will reflect on the GMAP story so far, as well as discuss the investment outlook and introduce the recently launched Multi Asset Strategies Fund designed for investors with an absolute return mindset.
Differentiated stock selection across the corporate Life Cycle has allowed the Global Equity strategy to outperform in the last three years, despite a the process focus on a valuation discipline leading to an overweight to value and valuation factors. As a result of stock picking, the strategy was able to outperform in both 2016 and 2018 despite these being very different years for market styles. In this webinar, the Head of Global Equities Peter Rutter recaps on this investment process and demonstrates the power of investing across the corporate Life Cycle with the team’s differentiated process. The framework is brought to life through three stock examples, each at a difference stages in the Life Cycle.
Will Kenney, Senior Fund Manager, presents the latest update from our global equities team. He reflects on world stock markets and the impact on share prices, considering value opportunities through the Corporate Life Cycle and examining the challenges of excess supply.
Senior Fund Managers, Tony Cole and Richard Nelson, will discuss their views on rates over the last six months and their thoughts on credit market supply. They will also share their expectations going forward as Brexit approaches and provide listeners with an update on our cash solutions offering.
Martin Foden, Head of Credit Research, and Matt Franklin, Credit Analyst
Martin Foden, Head of Credit Research, and Matt Franklin, Credit Analyst, discuss the evolution of opportunities and threats within ABS since the Financial Crisis at the RLAM Investment Conference 2019
Piers Hillier answers 'How does an asset management firm prepare for something as uncertain as Brexit?' and 'What do you see as the most significant investment trend or theme over the next 12-18 months?' at the RLAM Investment Conference 2019
With growth stocks outperforming value stocks for the majority of the last decade, Peter Rutter takes a look at the reasons behind this continuing trend. While these specific dynamics don’t seem to be shifting, there are other significant changes the team have identified in equity markets. Peter notes that the team’s valuation discipline and investment process is continuing to help them identify interesting opportunities.
Richard Marwood, Senior Fund Manager, reflects on 2018 in terms of our UK Equity Income Fund. He shares why he believes a contrarian approach can prove beneficial in times of market weakness, but reiterates the importance of investing in companies with good balance sheets and cashflows, a process that remains core to the team’s selection method in current volatile times.
Will Kenney, Senior Fund Manager, presents our latest global equity monthly update, discussing recent volatility in the market and the catalysts for this. He describes how the factors at the core of their investment process are helping the team to identify opportunities amidst this current period of volatility and the higher discount rates associated with it.
Trevor Greetham, Head of Multi Asset, Royal London Asset Management
The US has seen one of its longest business expansions in history. RLAM’s Head of Multi Asset, Trevor Greetham, will explain why he thinks the cycle has a way to go yet, underpinning a positive view on stocks relative to bonds. However, with spare capacity scarce and inflation pressures building, investors should use the next 6 months to think carefully about how their portfolios are likely to weather the next recession. An active tactical approach is a must.