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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

19 May 2022

Neil Robson

Head of Global Equities

Obesity: fighting a growing health issue

Neil Robson looks at the businesses attempting to takle this problem, and the potentially very large market opportunities
Read time 6 min
30 March 2022

Natasha Ebtehadj

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

3D vision: why decarbonisation, defence and deglobalisation are here to stay

Natasha Ebtehadj looks at three themes that will likely endure following the events of the past month in Ukraine
Read time - 4 min
29 March 2022

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Jess Williams

Portfolio Analyst, Responsible Investment

Natasha Ebtehadj

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Four environmental themes for 2022: energy transition

The transition away from fossil fuels was never going to be easy and in 2021 we hit the first bump on the road of this journey. Rocketing energy bills have affected most countries as the price of oil, coal and gas has soared over the past year. There have been several factors behind this crisis, but at its core it is a demand versus supply mismatch.
Read time - 7 mins
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
10 December 2021

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager

Sustainability with a global approach

Pauline Grange, global equities portfolio manager at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, visits chemicals company Croda International to understand the steps it has taken to go carbon neutral
Read time - 4 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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