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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
2 July 2021

David Dudding

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

The power of compounding – a shaggy dog story

Read portfolio manager David Dudding on Junior Isas, Nestle and a cavapoo puppy.
Read time - 4 min
1 July 2021

Alex Lee

Portfolio Manager

Japan sets its sights on a software revolution

The use of software solutions by companies to improve competitiveness, efficiency and productivity, and reduce costs, is picking up pace – just in time, as a shortage of skilled workers continues to bite
Read time - 3 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
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 - 1 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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