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A best ideas global equity fund that invests in quality growth companies with durable competitive advantages and the ability to generate strong and sustainable returns.
31 March 2013
Reasons to invest
Differentiated investment approach
A clear and consistent quality approach focusing on competitive advantage to deliver strong, sustainable returns.
Accesses the best global ideas
Freedom to invest without constraints across regions, sectors and market capitalisation, accessing both developed and emerging markets.
Strength in research
Global research capabilities and bottom-up stock picking drive high-conviction portfolio holdings.
Risks to be aware of
This fund is suitable for investors who can tolerate higher levels of risk and volatility in return for higher returns over a long-term investment horizon. Investors could lose some or all their capital and should read the Prospectus for a full description of all risks. Investment risks: Investment in equities, portfolio concentration and currencies.
Investment Outlook 2022 with William Davies
Investment team updates - Bullet points 7 January 2022
Outlook 2022: a year of considerable change
David Dudding joined the company as an equity research analyst in 1999. He has managed the Threadneedle (Lux) Global Focus Fund since 2013 and the Threadneedle European Select Fund since 2008.
David previously worked for John Swire and Sons in Hong Kong and for Investors Chronicle as a financial journalist.
He holds a bachelor's degree in Modern History and a master's degree in European Politics from Oxford University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK.
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