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The Fund Buyer is where Nick Wood, Head of Fund Research, and his team share what they are seeing from the fund managers they talk to and monitor. Both Nick and his team are well placed to comment on what managers are doing; they typically hold over 800 meetings with fund managers each year, and currently provide research on over 300 active funds and investment trusts, along with their coverage of passive funds. The team bring together and compare funds, managers and market trends, giving you the latest investment news from across the world.

China rising – the growing importance of the Chinese A-share market

Meet the Fund Research team

Ernst Knacke
Fund Research Analyst
Jade Coysh
Fund Research Analyst
Yeit Lee
Fund Research Analyst
Melissa Scaramellini
Fund Research Analyst
Robert Wilson
Fund Research Analyst
Carly Moorhouse
Fund Research Analyst
Oliver Creasey
Equity Research Analyst
Richard Carter
Head of Fixed Interest Research
Nick Wood
Head of Investment Fund Research
Matt Ennion
Fund Research Analyst

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As we head into autumn, the investment trust IPO pipeline is hotting up, with a number of new launches in both the listed equity and alternatives space. Today I’m considering some of the issues around investing in IPO, as well as some of the broader changes we are seeing in the investment trust universe.
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With Prime Minister Abe of Japan stepping down, Head of Fund Research, Nick Wood considers whether that has changed the investment case for Japan going forwards.
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Today we’re going to take a look at private equity and what place it might have in an individual’s overall portfolio. I’m going to start with a couple statistics I’ve seen recently which helps put some context around what has been a fairly significant move towards investing in unquoted companies.
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Today I’m going to turn my attention to China. That in itself is something I think every investor is going to have to do in the next 10-20 years.