Our mission – to generate Sustainable Wealth Creation – ensures we aim to provide best-in-class investment solutions.
These capabilities are informed by decades of specialist experience, innovation and drive to lead the evolution of investing through a sustainability lens and stewardship.
Our unique approach
Our focus on Sustainable Wealth Creation aims to ensure that all our investment capabilities are driven by four characteristics. These are:
Solutions across the spectrum
Objective: to achieve long-term capital appreciation over rolling five-year periods
Benchmark: MSCI Emerging Markets Net
Core holdings: equity and equity-related securities of emerging-markets companies, or those deriving significant revenue from emerging markets
Concentration: typically 50-75 securities
Portfolio Manager: Kunjal Gala
Objective: to generate capital growth and a high level of income over the long term
Core holdings: Global corporate and sovereign bonds, derivatives and loans
Concentration: typically 100-150 issuers
Portfolio Managers: Andrew Jackson and Fraser Lundie, CFA
Objective: to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing in worldwide equity securities with favourable ESG characteristics
Benchmark: MSCI All Country World Net
Core holdings: Developed and emerging-markets equities
Concentration: typically 70-100 stocks
Portfolio Managers: Geir Lode, Lewis Grant and Louise Dudley
Objective: to achieve long-term capital appreciation over rolling five-year periods by investing in companies which will benefit from meeting the world’s environmental and social challenges
Benchmark: MSCI World All Country IMI
Core holdings: developed and emerging-market equities
Concentration: typically 20-50 stocks
Portfolio Manager: Ingrid Kukuljan
Objective: to achieve long-term capital appreciation alongside positive societal impact through engagements supporting the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals
Benchmark: MSCI World All Country SMID Index
Core holdings: developed and emerging-markets small and mid-cap equities
Concentration: typically 40-60 stocks
Portfolio Manager: Hamish Galpin
Lead Engager: Will Pomroy
Objective: to provide a total return, through a combination of income and capital growth over rolling five-year periods, while delivering positive societal impact through engagements supporting the delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals
Benchmark: ICE BofAML Global High Yield Constrained Index
Core holdings: high-yield corporate bonds
Concentration: typically 75-100 issuers
Portfolio Managers: Mitch Reznick, CFA, Fraser Lundie, CFA and Nachu Chockalingam, CFA
Lead Engager: Aaron Hay
Where a benchmark is referenced, the investment team will use it for performance comparisons with their Fund or Strategy, as deemed appropriate. For the avoidance of doubt the Fund or Strategy’s objective is not to track the performance of an index or benchmark. The Fund or Strategy does not charge any performance fees and, accordingly, no fees are paid to the Investment Manager on the basis of outperformance of an index or benchmark.
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