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Emerging Market Viewpoints – August

24 August 2018

Latest Emerging Market Viewpoints
From Matt Linsey and the North of South Capital team

China currently accounts for over 30% of the benchmark market capitalisation of the MSCI Global Emerging Market index. At this level China now represents a higher percentage of the index than any individual country has in the past. 

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PAM bolsters international distribution team

21 August 2018

Pacific Asset Management bolsters international distribution team with two senior hires
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Pacific Asset Management, the asset management arm of Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments Group, has announced the hiring of industry veterans David Macdonald and David Cockerton to support in the firm’s international expansion. 

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Q3 2018 Outlook - Multi-Asset Master Class

13 August 2018

In the latest of our Multi-Asset Master Classes, Matthew Lamb, CEO of Pacific AM and Will Bartleet, CIO/Portfolio Manager of Pacific Multi-Asset discuss what is currently driving markets and the impact of Trump, Trade Wars, BREXIT and more. Will explains why he believes having plenty of 'dry powder' is key and discusses how the portfolios are currently positioned. They also discuss the recent record moves in Technology Stocks and the influence of the FANGs on US Equities. 

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PAM announces partnership with Chartered Financial Management (UK) Ltd

17 July 2018

Pacific Asset Management enters into strategic partnership with successful UK financial advice business based in the South West of England
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Pacific Asset Management (PAM), the asset management arm of Sir John Beckwith’s Pacific Investments Group, has entered into a strategic partnership with Chartered Financial Management (UK) Ltd (CFM(UK)). 

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Emerging Market Viewpoints – July

14 July 2018

Latest Emerging Market Viewpoints
From Matt Linsey and the North of South Capital team

Investors we meet are often preoccupied with their exposure to style factors. The largest dichotomy seems to exist between the growth and value investment style. We at North of South Capital subscribe to the view that value investing works over time and allows an active manager to outperform the market. Our investment process is built around this premise. 

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Emerging Markets Webcast

12 July 2018

Emerging Markets Webcast with North of South Capital
The importance of the Cost of Capital, Trade Wars, Trump, China & more

In the first of our Emerging Market Webcasts, Matt Linsey, Lead Portfolio Manager and Partner of North & South Capital and Kamil Dimmich, Co-manager and Partner outline their unique interpretation of value investing, and why it’s so critical to consider the ‘Cost of Capital’ when investing across Emerging Markets.  

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EM value specialists

11 June 2018

EM value specialists - North of South Capital
Hear from our highly experienced team

Matt Linsey, Lead Portfolio Manager and Partner of North & South Capital and Kamil Dimmich, Co-manager and Partner outline their unique interpretation of value investing, and why it’s so critical to consider the ‘Cost of Capital’ when investing across Emerging Markets.  

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Multi-Asset Blog – Energising Portfolios

23 May 2018

Will Bartleet, CIO and Portfolio Manager of Pacific Multi-Asset
Opportunities in energy stocks

Energy companies have been in the doldrums for a decade, generating no returns for investors despite generous dividends, whilst global equities have returned nearly 80%. The obvious culprit has been the oil price which is down by a quarter over the same period as the phrase “commodity super cycle” crashed out of the investment lexicon. With the usual enthusiasm to build capacity in the good times, oil companies kept on spending for a full five years after the peak in the oil price. The additional capacity pushed the market into over-supply and the oil price crashed a year later. Not so super. 

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Emerging Market Viewpoints – May

23 May 2018

Latest Emerging Market Viewpoints
From Matt Linsey and the North of South Capital team

The continued rise in U.S. dollar interest rates is now beginning to have a significant impact on those markets that have been most dependent on external financing. This in turn has created a negative perception of the entire Emerging Market asset class. Is this correct?   

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Emerging Market Viewpoints – April

23 April 2018

Latest Emerging Market Viewpoints
From Matt Linsey and the North of South Capital team

There has been a great deal of confusion over the past year and a half regarding the exact meaning of many pronouncements coming from the Trump administration regarding foreign policy. The turnover of senior staff, particularly the recent departure of Secretary of State Tillison, has only added to this level of uncertainty. 

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