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Chartered Financial Analysts Environmental, Social & Governance Conference 2019

“Robert Seachoy, Portfolio Manager attended the CFA ESG conference in London on 29 October 2019.  This sold out conference focused on the growing demand for ESG integrated investment practices and how the investment profession is still at an early stage in establishing best practices in this area. The conference focused on where and how investment…

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Build It Zambia Cycle Challenge: Lusaka to Victoria Falls September 2019

In September 2019, Lockhart Capital Management sponsored ten cyclists to ride the 500 kilometres from Lusaka to Victoria falls in Zambia. The Cyclists raised over £60,000 for charity Build It International. Build It creates opportunities for young people and their communities through skills training, work experience and essential community building projects. Build It have pioneered…

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Gold can strengthen defensive portfolio amid market fears

By Ima Jackson-Obot (Financial Advisor) – 21 October 2019 Building up exposure to gold can strengthen defensive investment portfolios, according to investment experts. This is because the way defensive portfolios have traditionally been set up means they are unlikely to be fit for purpose in a volatile market. Adrian Lowcock head of personal investing at Willis…

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Asset allocations over the next 10 years

By Ima Jackson-Obot (Financial Advisor) – 19 September 2019 Globally events are dominated by the US-China trade war, while closer to home, it is all about Brexit. What does this mean for investors, and the assets they allocate to, over the next ten years? Outlook for bonds The outlook for bonds over the next decade is…

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Lockhart Capital 2019 The Winds of (Policy) Change

Please see the below link to read Lockhart Capital 2019 ‘The Winds of (Policy) Change’

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Frontier markets offer high growth and low valuations

Investors’ nerves were tested in 2018 in what proved to be a challenging year for markets across the globe. And frontier markets – developing economies that are considered less mature than emerging markets – were no exception. In 2018 MSCI Emerging Markets index fell 9.2 per cent, MSCI Frontier Markets index dropped 11.2 per cent…

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Lockhart Capital Q1 2019 Outlook

“Context is everything”; so, what is the backdrop in 2019 to advising on generational wealth, and where do we see the risks and investment opportunities? “The fall of Rome seemed unthinkable to people at the time, but inevitable to historians reflecting on it with the benefit of context” – Mary Pilon (author) Globalisation is on…

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Three ways to spot a recession before it happens

We asked investment managers to highlight the key indicators to watch ahead of a recession. Investors could be forgiven for feeling nervous as we approach the end of 2018. The FTSE 100 is down 7.2% since the start of the year and it’s difficult to ignore the stream of negative headlines which continue to haunt…

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The Spear’s 500 Wealth Management Awards

Founding Partner, Chris Cole takes top recommended spot in the HNW section of the recently published Spear’s 500 (2019 edition) A chartered financial planner, member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals and founding partner of Lockhart Capital Management, Chris Cole has a simple mantra: ‘Stay true to your word and strive to excel in…

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Lockhart Capital Management appoints Head of Investment Operations

Lockhart Capital Management LLP appoints Pete Johnson to the role of Head of Investment Operations based in the Cobham office. Pete was most recently Operations, Risk and Reporting Manager in the Central Investment Team at Tilney overseeing more than £11bn of client assets. He brings a wealth of experience and a strong track record in…

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