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Fund research & investment ideas

Fund research

Old Mutual Europe (ex UK) Smaller Companies Fund - new launch
Tue 25 November 2014
Most investors look to the UK to gain exposure to smaller companies. Yet an array of opportunity is available overseas and in today's world, a company's location can be irrelevant.

Artemis Global Income Fund research update
Thu 20 November 2014
2014 has been a challenging year for the Artemis Global Income Fund. We recently met the manager, Jacob de Tusch-Lec, for an update.

Schroder UK Opportunities Fund research update
Wed 19 November 2014
Matt Hudson took over management of the UK Opportunities Fund following Julie Dean's departure in September 2014. We recently met him for an update.


Latest investment ideas

  • HL Multi-Manager Income & Growth
  • HL Multi-Manager Income & Growth
    14 Nov 2014
    With a yield of 4.1% (variable and not guaranteed) and the opportunity for capital growth, we believe this fund could provide an excellent core holding for those who want to leave the investment decisions to our experts. Additionally, distributions are now paid monthly, with the aim of delivering a smooth and consistent dividend.
  • Old Mutual UK Alpha
  • Old Mutual UK Alpha
    14 Nov 2014
    Manager Richard Buxton uses an unconstrained and highly concentrated portfolio which represents his best ideas. He has proven stock-picking abilities and we have no hesitation highlighting this fund for adventurous investors.
  • HL Multi-Manager Equity & Bond
  • HL Multi-Manager Equity & Bond
    14 Nov 2014
    This fund combines some of our favourite ideas from our Strategic Bond and Income & Growth portfolios. It is designed to be a lower-risk approach with the aim of capturing some of the upside of strong equity markets, while still offering some shelter through the bond market.
  • First State Asia Pacific Leaders
  • First State Asia Pacific Leaders
    14 Nov 2014
    For core exposure to the higher risk Asia Pacific region, this fund represents an exceptional choice in our view. A conservative strategy of investing in companies with strong cash flows, growing dividends and low debts has led to excellent long-term returns.
  • HL Multi-Manager Strategic Bond
  • HL Multi-Manager Strategic Bond
    14 Nov 2014
    Focusing on total returns (income and capital growth), this is a blend of our favourite bond funds. It could appeal to investors looking to diversify their sources of income through exposure to the bond market.