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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 Governance & Sustainability 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 [Governance & Sustainability Annual Report 2017] Governance and sustainability annual report

Governance & Sustainability Annual Report 2017

Stewardship is a critical part of our philosophy, and this manifests itself in our integration, engagement and voting activity. As such, I am delighted to introduce our 2017 Governance & Sustainability Annual Report, which highlights our approach, activity and outcomes in 2016.

3 April 2017
View [The Outlook for 2017] Martin Currie strategy outlooks 2017

The Outlook for 2017

Our portfolio managers reflect on 2016, looking at the significant events that have impacted their strategies and what the key risks and drivers will be for 2017.

20 January 2017
View [Stewardship - A tier 1 signatory] FRC rate Martin Currie in highest category

Stewardship - A tier 1 signatory

Stewardship refers to how we manage and protect our clients’ assets. We are proud to have been categorised as a Tier 1 signatory to the (UK) Stewardship Code by the FRC.

17 November 2016
View [The tide is turning for Global Emerging Markets] Tide is turning for GEMs

The tide is turning for Global Emerging Markets

Emerging market investors have spent the last three years worrying about China, the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and economic growth. Of late, the ‘Brexit’ vote in the UK has increased concerns over global economic growth, as well as raised questions regarding the potential impact on emerging markets.

3 November 2016
View [Europe Reworked: The Impact of Political Change] Europe Reworked

Europe Reworked: The Impact of Political Change

Martin Currie’s European Long/Short team believes opportunities will exist for investors as Europe’s political landscape is redrawn. Over the next 12 months, politics will undoubtedly remain one of the key macro themes for Europe.

24 October 2016
View [Martin Currie Outlook] 2016 half year reviews

Martin Currie Outlook

As we move through the second half of 2016 Martin Currie’s investment teams analyse the current market environment and the key drivers for each of the following investment strategies for the remainder of the year and beyond.

12 August 2016
View [PRI Award 'A+' rating for Governance and Sustainability] 'A+' Award for Governance and Sustainability

PRI Award 'A+' rating for Governance and Sustainability

We are delighted to announce the news that the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have awarded us ‘A+’ for our approach to governance and sustainability for the second year running.

6 July 2016
View [Two new Dublin-domiciled fund launches] Dublin based funds

Two new Dublin-domiciled fund launches

Martin Currie capitalises on high-conviction strategies with launch of two new cross border funds on the Legg Mason Dublin platform on 28 June. Both the Asia Pacific Real Income and Global Long-Term Unconstrained (GLTU) strategies made available in UCITS structure for the first time.

28 June 2016
View [UK votes to leave European Union - Client update] Brexit

UK votes to leave European Union - Client update

The referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union was held yesterday and the result of the vote announced earlier confirms that the UK electorate has voted to leave.

24 June 2016
View [Another huge success for the Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge] Martin Currie Rob Roy Challange

Another huge success for the Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge

On Saturday 18 June, the Martin Currie Rob Roy Challenge continued its successful momentum, in the glorious Perthshire sunshine, registering over 500 participants to embrace this Scottish adventure and raise funds for great charity causes.

21 June 2016