Like great monuments, stock markets can sometimes lose their shine.
So far in 2018, evidence shows that global investors are the most underweight in their UK equity allocations they have ever been, while corporate activists are appearing on the share registers of UK plc with increasing regularity. This leaves Richard Buxton, head of UK equities at Merian Global Investors, to conclude that it may only be a matter of time before stocks which, in his view, offer the most potential are revealed to investors once more.
Fund manager, Richard Buxton, is head of UK equities at Merian Global Investors. He is one of the most prominently highly respected UK equity investors currently active in the market.
The fund manager focuses on investment over the longer term. He does this almost exclusively through investment in large cap stocks.
The objective is to maximise long-term capital growth through a concentrated portfolio of 35–40 stocks, with no benchmark or tracking error constraints.
Focused on high conviction stock ideas, the fund is designed to perform in varied market conditions.
The Merian UK Alpha Fund is managed by Richard Buxton, one of the most experienced fund managers in the City. The aim of the fund is to maximise capital growth through investment in a portfolio of typically large cap stocks. This is done through extensive fundamental research, including careful analysis of business models, company balance sheets and industry dynamics.