Equities

Equity investment from a global player

Our equity investment specialists offer deep rooted expertise. Operating within small, dynamic teams, they provide a range of strategies to meet the changing needs of clients. From quantitative to growth to intrinsic value strategies, we aim to deliver predictable outcomes in an increasingly changeable and challenging world.

Delivering the best of our capabilities to you

We offer actively managed solutions which encompass:

  • Global, regional and single country strategies with varying risk and return attributes from intrinsic value, growth and quantitative teams
  • Large-cap, small-cap and mid-cap equity, long only and a number of long-short equity funds
  • In addition, we offer a number of sector, thematic and other specialised strategies

We are also one of the world's largest managers of Index and Rules Based portfolios. If you are looking for a passive investment approach, we offer:

  • Standard, broad index-tracking portfolios
  • Less-traditional strategies such as alternative index and smart beta

Our flexibility and expertise means we can tailor our offering to meet your specific needs.

Investment strategies

Active Equity

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FTSE World Europe Index (customised).

Objective

The Fund invests in selected European companies with the aim to exploit inefficiencies in the market based on fundamental, quantitative and qualitative information sources.

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MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) - Gross

Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through active management of a diversified portfolio invested primarily in large and medium sized companies from both developed and emerging market countries.

Passive Equity

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FTSE RAFI All World 3000 QSR Net (UK Pension) hedged to GBP (developed markets
only)

Objective

The Fund invests in a range of international equities.

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FTSE Developed (net GB official)

Objective

The Fund invests in constituents of the FTSE Developed Index, tilting company exposures based on climate change aspects.

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FTSE RAFI Europe Index - QSR (net div. reinv.)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of Continental European companies.

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FTSE RAFI Developed 1000 INDEX - QSR (net Lux)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of global equities, with ability to use exchange-traded futures and forwards.

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FTSE RAFI Developed 1000 100% Hedged to GBP Net Index - QSR (Net Lux)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of global equities, with ability to use exchange-traded futures and forwards. Currency exposure is hedged back to Sterling.

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FTSE Developed Europe ex UK (net GB Official)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of Continental European companies.

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FTSE Developed Europe ex UK (Hedged) (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of Continental European companies, with currency exposure hedged back to Sterling.

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FTSE RAFI Developed 1000 QSR Total Return Net GBP Index

Objective

The Fund seeks to deliver performance that is consistent with that of the FTSE RAFI Developed 1000 QSR Total Return Net GBP Index.

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FTSE Emerging Index (net GB Official)

Objective

The Fund passively invests its assets in all, or substantially all, of the companies included in the Index. It invests in the shares of a range of emerging market companies and may also invest in ADRs, GDRs and other non-local lines, and has the ability to use ETFs and derivatives to obtain exposure to the underlying benchmark.

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FTSE All World Japan (net GB official)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of Japanese companies.

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FTSE All World Japan (Hedged) (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of Japanese companies, with currency exposure hedged back to Sterling.

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MSCI World Minimum Volatility Index Fund

Objective

The Fund seeks to deliver performance that is consistent with that of the MSCI World Minimum Volatility (GBP optimised) Total Return Net GBP Index.

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FTSE All World North America (net GB Official)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of North American companies.

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FTSE All World North America (Hedged) (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of North American companies, with currency exposure hedged back to Sterling.

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FTSE Developed Asia Pacific ex Japan (net GB Official)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a range of Asian companies.

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FTSE Developed Pacific Basis ex Japan Hedged (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a range of Asian companies, with currency exposure hedged back to Sterling.

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Custom benchmark

Objective

A passive global balanced fund for exempt approved UK pension funds, the Fund provides a diversified portfolio consisting predominantly of domestic and international equities, with the remaining invested in fixed income.

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FTSE All World UK (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of UK companies.

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FTSE All-Share (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of UK companies.

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FTSE 350 (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of larger UK companies.

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FTSE 250 Index (Gross)

Objective

The Fund passively invests its assets in all, or substantially all, of the companies included in the Index. It invests in the shares of a range of emerging market companies and may also invest in ADRs, GDRs and other non-local lines, and has the ability to use ETFs and derivatives to obtain exposure to the underlying benchmark.

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FTSE Small Cap (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of smaller UK companies.

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FTSE RAFI US 1000 Index - QSR (net div. reinv.)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of American companies.

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FTSE USA (net GB Official)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of American companies.

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FTSE RAFI All World 3000 Index - QSR (net Lux)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of global equities, with ability to use exchange-traded futures and forwards.

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MSCI World Minimum Volatility (net Lux)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of global equities, with ability to use exchange-traded futures and forwards.

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FTSE Developed (net GB Official)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of international equities.

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FTSE Developed Index GBP Hedged

Objective

Seeks to achieve a return that is in line with the FTSE Developed Index hedged to GBP with an ex-ante tracking error against the Index of a maximum of 0.5%.

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FTSE Developed exUK Hedged (Gross)

Objective

The Fund invests in a range of international equities.

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MSCI World Quality (net Lux)

Objective

The Fund invests in the shares of a wide range of global equities, with ability to use exchange-traded futures and forwards.

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