With more than 450 investment professionals1 based in
North America, Europe and Asia, we offer a broad range of actively
managed investment strategies and solutions covering global,
regional and domestic markets and asset classes.
Our investment teams share a
common set of values and a commitment to delivering the investment
outcomes our clients expect. Our investment approach is underpinned
by a culture that is dynamic and interactive and by processes that
are team-based, performance driven and risk aware.
Together, we have the size
and capabilities to innovate and compete globally, while continuing
our local focus in core markets. This means our clients benefit
from the depth and diversity of our investment
We believe that we can
deliver strong and repeatable risk-adjusted returns for our clients
- An active approach that takes advantage of market
- Our global perspective advantage - the combination of
macro and micro insights
- The appropriate allocation and management of
Our investment approach is
based on creative thinking, sharing of ideas and rigorous debate,
combined with disciplined oversight. By working together across
asset classes and geographies, we generate richer perspectives on
global, regional and local investment landscapes.
Our macro level
understanding of economies, markets and themes helps inform our
investment decisions at the micro level - when we are constructing
portfolios. And when we are conducting fundamental research, the
information we gather from companies, government agencies and
industry experts helps shape our macro views.
This collaborative approach
gives us a significantly enhanced global research platform that
generates a richer source of potential investment ideas. Our
investment teams remain true to their respective styles and
processes - there is no requirement for portfolio managers to
subscribe to specific ideas and views. But, the pooling and sharing
of research globally allows us to make better use of our collective
intellectual capital. This puts us in an even stronger position to
generate compelling investment ideas.
We invest in an increasingly
interconnected and interdependent world. The ability to
exchange and debate investment insights in a genuinely
collaborative environment enriches our teams' individual investment
processes, and results in better informed investment decisions for
Our risk management
framework remains core to our investment approach. This ensures
clients' assets are managed in line with agreed objectives and
1As at 30 September 2016.