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View [What Korean life expectancy means for your savings] What Korean life expectancy means for your savings

What Korean life expectancy means for your savings

For the first time in history, a national life expectancy is set to surpass the 90-year barrier. Recent news that South Korea’s female population will soon reach this demographic landmark is further evidence of the world’s ageing population. As global income investors, we believe this heightens the need for investors to access sustainable and rising incomes, but also opens up many opportunities.

News 24 April 2017
View [David Sheasby appointed to the PRI ESG Engagements Advisory Committee] David Sheasby

David Sheasby appointed to the PRI ESG Engagements Advisory Committee

David Sheasby, Head of Stewardship & ESG at Martin Currie, has been appointed to the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) ESG Engagements Advisory Committee. Martin Currie’s extensive experience in engagement with investee companies, as well as the considerable work David has done in this area, prompted the PRI’s appointment.

19 April 2017
View [Martin Currie top rated for stewardship] Governance and sustainability annual report

Martin Currie top rated for stewardship

Our Governance and Sustainability Annual Report 2017 is your chance to understand the depth of our approach, as well as the prevalent issues, corporate engagement and significant achievements of the last 12 months.

3 April 2017
View [Latest video: Citywire Wealth Manager interviews Mark Whitehead] STS Citywire interview

Latest video: Citywire Wealth Manager interviews Mark Whitehead

Portfolio Manager, Mark Whitehead, explains the benefits of the new unconstrained approach, investment trends that he is looking to benefit from while investing in growth-focused companies and where he is finding opportunities in the wider universe.

Video 16 January 2017
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Video interview: portfolio update

Portfolio Manager, Mark Whitehead, offers his views on key market events, recent additions to the portfolio and the recent enhancements to the investment process that are driving performance.

Video 10 January 2017
View [Don’t become a fish in the desert] Fish in the desert

Don’t become a fish in the desert

Brexit, inflation, low growth and weak commodity prices are collectively acting like an economic greenhouse effect that could potentially be increasing the dividend risk. Is the case stronger than ever for international equity exposure?

News 21 December 2016
View [Share Radio: Fund Manager Focus] STS Shares Radio

Share Radio: Fund Manager Focus

Share Radio invited Portfolio Manager, Mark Whitehead, to join Share Radio’s Ed Bowsher in the studio to answer the pressing questions on the future of income generation, valuations, markets and the global economy.

6 December 2016
View [Old is gold! Investing to take advantage of an ageing population] Old is gold

Old is gold! Investing to take advantage of an ageing population

The global population is increasing and ageing. This creates many challenges but also offers new investment opportunities. Healthcare, property, infrastructure, leisure and travel are just some sectors that could boom. Find out how population dynamics is influencing long-term investors and how they are taking advantage.

News 6 October 2016
View [What can equity investors learn from Ronaldo?] Learning from Ronaldo

What can equity investors learn from Ronaldo?

Cristiano Ronaldo, shortlisted for European footballer of the year and considered by many to be the world’s best. This year, as captain of Portugal, he has lifted the European Championship trophy and, as one of the global megastars of Spanish giant Real Madrid, won the Champions League as well. Both his teams, club and country, are riding high on success – but if they could play each other, who would win?

News 20 September 2016
View [The big interview] Citywire video STS

The big interview

Mark Whitehead, Portfolio Manager, talks to Jennifer Hill, Citywire Editor, about the process enhancements, unconstrained approach and the specialist team driving performance.

In the press 15 September 2016