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  • Thank you

    Thank you

    On behalf of Investec Asset Management, including all the speakers from the event, I’d like to thank you for attending our Global Insights conference in Manchester. I trust that you found the event worthwhile.

    The aim of the event was to demonstrate the breadth and depth of our investment expertise across key asset classes. I trust that the themes we discussed provided you with additional investment ideas and insight for your portfolios.

    We are always looking at ways that we can develop and improve the event, so I’d be delighted to receive any feedback you may have.

    Thank you for your continued support.

    Kind regards

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    Jon Robinson

  • Presentations

    Presentations

    Tuesday 6 November, 2018

    When a defensive approach is required
    John Stopford, Portfolio Manager

    UK income investing through uncertain markets
    Blake Hutchins, Portfolio Manager

    Unconstrained credit in a rising rate environment
    Jeff Boswell, Portfolio Manager

    The investment case for Asia
    Charlie Dutton, Portfolio Manager

    Generating consistent returns from smaller companies
    Matt Evans, Portfolio Manager

    Blending global value into your client portfolios
    Steve Woolley, Co-Portfolio Manager

  • Speakers

    Speaker profiles

    Jon Robinson

    Sales Manager
    Joined the firm in 2015
    Joined the industry in 1998

    Jon is the sales manager for the North of England within the UK Client Group at Investec Asset Management. He is responsible for supporting discretionary wealth managers and stock brokers as well as regional IFA clients.

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    Prior to joining Investec Asset Management in 2015, Jon worked at MetLife as business development manager supporting IFAs in North West of England. Jon has also worked for Living Time as regional account director for the North specialising in the fixed term drawdown market.

    John Stopford

    Head of Multi-Asset Income
    Joined the firm in 1993
    Joined the industry in 1990

    John is head of Multi-Asset Income at Investec Asset Management, responsible for all multi-strategy income. He is lead portfolio manager on our multi-strategy income portfolios, as well as participating in the wider management of our multi-asset strategies.

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    During his time at the firm John has held senior positions as co-head of Fixed Income & Currency, having previously been responsible for the management of our South African fixed income assets from 1998 to 2004.

    John joined Guinness Flight in 1993, which was later acquired by Investec Asset Management, and took responsibility for investments in emerging bond and currency markets. Previous to this, he worked in London and Tokyo as a specialist global bond and currency portfolio manager for Mitsui Trust Asset Management.

    John graduated from the University of Oxford with an honours degree in Chemistry in 1990 and he is a CFA Charterholder.

    Alastair Mundy

    Head of Value, Portfolio Manager
    Joined the firm in 2000
    Joined the industry in 1988

    Alastair is Head of the Value team at Investec Asset Management having joined in 2000 from Morley Fund Management.

    Alastair manages a number of funds including the Investec Cautious Managed Fund and the Investec UK Special Situations Fund. He also manages the Temple Bar Investment Trust.

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    Alastair graduated from City University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science in 1988.

    Simon Brazier

    Co-Head of Quality
    Joined the firm in 2014
    Joined the industry in 1998

    Simon is Co-Head of Quality at Investec Asset Management. He is a portfolio manager with a focus on UK equities, and manager of the Investec UK Alpha Fund and the Luxembourg domiciled Investec GSF UK Alpha Fund. He is also responsible for the co-management of the specialist Quality investment team. Simon is based in the firm’s London office.

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    Prior to joining the firm, Simon worked for Threadneedle where he was Head of UK Equities and responsible for the portfolio management of the Threadneedle UK Fund. He has been managing funds for over 14 years having started his career with Schroders in 1998. Simon graduated from Durham University and the University of Aix-Marseille with a BA Honours degree in Economics with French. Simon holds the Institute of Investment Management and Research (IIMR) certificate.

    David Aird

    Managing Director, UK Client Group
    Joined the firm in 2000
    Joined the industry in 1988

    David is managing director of the UK Client Group at Investec Asset Management, responsible for retail and institutional business in the UK and Ireland. David initially joined Investec Asset Management as sales director for UK & Europe in 2000.

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    Prior to Investec Asset Management, David worked at Gartmore Asset Management with responsibility for capital raising for their hedge fund business. Previously, David was head of institutional pooled sales in the UK and offshore areas for Fleming Investment Management.

    David started his career as a Chartered Accountant after graduating from Nottingham City University with a degree in Accounting and Finance.

    Blake Hutchins

    Portfolio Manager
    Joined the firm in 2014
    Joined the industry in 2007

    Blake is a portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management. He is manager of the UK Equity Income Fund, co-manager of the Global Quality Equity Income Fund, backup portfolio manager on the UK Alpha Fund and an analyst within the Quality team. Blake is based in the firm’s London office.

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    Prior to joining the firm, Blake worked for Threadneedle where he was responsible for retail and institutional assets. He has been managing funds since 2011 having started his career with Aviva Investors in 2007. Blake graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a MA Honours degree in Economics and Politics. In addition, Blake holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a CFA Charterholder.

    Jeff Boswell

    Strategy Leader, Developed Market Credit
    Joined the firm in 2015
    Joined the industry in 2001

    Jeff is responsible for managing and leading the development of the developed markets credit platform at Investec Asset Management. His responsibilities include acting as a portfolio manager across a range of Investec Asset Management credit funds.

    Prior to joining the firm Jeff worked at Intermediate Capital Group PLC as Head of Portfolio Management within its Credit Fund Management division. He was also a member of the investment committee across both liquid and illiquid Credit Fund Management strategies.

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    Prior to this he was at Investec Bank Limited as Head of Acquisition Finance, where he established the Acquisition Finance platform and led the development a third party asset management CLO platform alongside. Previously he has also held structured and leveraged finance roles at NIB Capital (London) and BOE Merchant Bank (South Africa).

    Jeff holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours (cum laude) from University of South Africa. He is also a Chartered Accountant (SA) and a CFA Charterholder.

    Charlie Dutton

    Portfolio Manager
    Joined the firm in 2016
    Joined the industry in 1997

    Charlie is a portfolio manager in Investec Asset Management’s Quality team. His focus is on global investments, in particular Asian equities. Prior to joining the firm, Charlie was a portfolio manager at Coupland Cardiff Asset Management, an Asian investment firm.

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    Before that he held senior positions at J.P. Morgan; he was the director of Asia Pacific Research and head of Asia Pacific Consumer Research. Charlie has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography from Durham University and has passed Level III of the CFA Programme.

    Matt Evans

    Portfolio Manager
    Joined the firm in 2017
    Joined the industry in 1998

    Matt is a portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, with a focus on UK Smaller Companies within the Quality team. Matt is based in the London office. Before joining the firm, Matt worked for Threadneedle as a portfolio manager in the UK equities team. He was co-manager of the Threadneedle UK Smaller Companies Fund, the Threadneedle UK Mid 250 Fund and a range of small cap institutional portfolios.

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    He was also lead manager of the Threadneedle UK Ethical Equity Fund and was responsible for stock analysis and idea generation for the wider team. Prior to joining Threadneedle, Matthew was a portfolio manager at Legal & General Investment Management specialising in UK Small Caps. He graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Geography and Sports Science. In addition, Matt holds the Investment Management Certificate.

    Steve Woolley

    Portfolio Manager
    Joined the firm in 2008
    Joined the industry in 2004

    Steve is a portfolio manager within the Value team at Investec Asset Management. Since January 2016, he assumed co-portfolio management of the Investec Global Special Situations and Investec Global Value Equity strategies.

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    Previously, Steve was an analyst in Investec Asset Management’s Value team. He joined the firm in 2008 from the Financial Services Authority where he supervised asset managers and financial advisors. Steve graduated from Nottingham University in 2004 where he obtained a first class Master’s degree in Mathematics and is also a CFA Charterholder.

  • Venue

    The Lowry

    Manchester, Tuesday 6 November 2018

    The Lowry
    50 Dearmans Place
    Manchester
    Salford, M3 5LH