Category: Industry comment

Why branching out on their own was the best decision these wealth managers ever made

Excerpt taking from Citywire Wealth Manager Regulation and the rising costs of operating a business made many in the industry argue that it would be the end for boutiques. The sheer number of mergers and acquisitions in the investment management sector also resulted in concerns that the industry would be ruled by a few giants…

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The Crypto Revolution

It’s an instructive exercise to enter the halls of a UK wealth management firm and ask the people there what they think of cryptocurrency writes Christopher Jackson (Spears). “In theory they are interesting,” adds Andrew Wilson, CIO of Lockhart Capital, “and we can absolutely see why a slightly younger investor might benefit from tucking away…

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SPEARS Revealed: The leading wealth managers of 2018

There are new entrants to the UHNW and HNW top tens of the Spear’s Wealth Managers Index, after another fascinating bull market year, writes Christopher Jackson. The wealth management industry can sometimes seem sedate and slow to embrace change. But make no mistake, beneath the calm veneer of your wealth manager there is a man…

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The importance of process in creating real positive returns

The current challenge for all investors is how to grow real purchasing power, from a starting point of high valuations and below average prospective returns. Accepting market performance over the next decade, even from the most clearly articulated of investment processes (where there is such a thing) may not cut it and if so could…

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Major correction likely in 1H18

A major correction is likely in 2018, and probably in the first six months of the year. That is according to Andrew Wilson, Chief Investment Officer at Lockhart Capital Management, who says he is qualitatively bearish at the moment. Speaking to Bloomberg Daybreak Europe’s Caroline Hepker and Markus Karlsson.

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Europe Economically Strong, Needs Better Revenue Growth

The economic picture in Europe remains strong but needs to translate at a corporate level to better and more even revenue growth, says Andrew Wilson, Chief Investment Officer at Lockhart Capital Management. Speaking to Bloomberg Daybreak Europe‚Äôs Caroline Hepker and Markus Karlsson, Wilson also discusses the outlook for the UK and why he is dubious…

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