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Lockhart Capital Management Market update – 22 May 2020

We are currently living and investing through the most uncertain and strangest of times. The hugely-experienced and well-regarded Jim Stack at InvesTech Research in the US, states that “the past couple months are unlike anything we’ve seen in our historical experience… or archival data”. Simply put, there has never been a time in modern history…

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Lockhart Capital Management Market Update – 24 April 2020

Investors are still struggling to come to terms with an extraordinary collapse in economic activity, its unprecedented speed, and the fact that we are likely to be teasing out multi-order consequences, and unintended ones, from the various policy responses, for years to come. Economic data is already the worst since the Great Depression of the…

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Lockhart Capital Management Market Update – 17 April 2020

Markets are not as volatile as they were last month (March), but then that was the most volatile month in stock market history. Furthermore, last week was the best week for the US equity market since 1974, so, extraordinary movements are still with us, and as befits the lack of clarity around the COVID-19 virus…

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Lockhart Capital Management Market Update – 27 March 2020

This week kicked off with the market weathering its largest sell-off so far, from retail investors, after the worst ever 5-week run for global equity markets. However, during this period there had already been some mild signs of internal stabilisation within the financial markets and with equities registering significantly oversold positions.  Subsequently we have just…

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Lockhart Capital Management Market update – 20 March 2020

Since our note last week, the news on the progress of Covid-19 has unfortunately got worse.  The policy response however is finally improving, and quite rapidly (though not yet rapidly enough), and with resulting measures that are positive from a public health perspective, but negative in terms of economic outcomes.  Hopefully this can be contained…

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Lockhart Capital Management Market update – 13 March 2020

There has been what can only be described as pandemonium in financial markets this week, the fastest ever bear market (20% decline), from all-time highs, and the worst individual day for equity markets since October 19th, 1987.  This has been predicated on the progress and spread of the Coronavirus, the unfortunately timed oil-price war (Saudi…

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The Spear’s 500 – 2020

Launched just two years ago, Chris Cole’s Lockhart Capital Management has matured far faster than its five founding partners could ever have anticipated. “We are so excited to be working alongside families that we really enjoy spending time with” says Cole, “and where we add significant value to both their financial planning and wealth management…

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Lockhart Capital Management announces it’s support for Impetus

Lockhart Capital Management LLP is proud to partner with Impetus, a charitable organisation which is transforming the lives of disadvantaged young people in the UK. Through its unique approach, Impetus is the driving force behind great charities turning them into sector leading organisations. They find, fund and build promising charities through long-term core funding and…

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Lockhart Capital – Q4 2019

En passant – debt, risks, and unintended consequences We will circulate a shorter-term piece on markets, valuations and opportunities, early in 2020. Here, however, we look to assess structural risks, the morphing of one debt problem to another, and the reality of unintended consequences. We will also touch upon the changing political landscape (extremism and…

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Lockhart Capital Management appoints Senior adviser to London and South East team

Lockhart Capital Management LLP (LCM) appoints William Thomson to the role of Director based in the Cobham office advising High Net Worth Clients. William is a Director at Lockhart having joined from a major national wealth management firm where he was both a Partner and Team Leader in their London office. Prior to that William…

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