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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 [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 [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 [Prestigious accolade for investment trust websites] AIC Shareholder Communications Awards 2016

Prestigious accolade for investment trust websites

We are delighted that our range of investment trust websites have been commended in the Association of Investment Company (AIC) awards, the annual competition held by the trade body for the investment trust industry.

20 May 2016
View [Mark Whitehead appointed lead manager on Global Equity Income] Mark Whitehead

Mark Whitehead appointed lead manager on Global Equity Income

Mark Whitehead, Head of Income at Martin Currie joins Alan Porter as co-manager of Legg Mason IF Martin Currie Global Equity Income Fund and takes lead manager role on global equity income investment trust, Securities Trust of Scotland.

12 May 2016
View [The Investing Show: opportunities in the stock market slump] Tom Walker on Investment Show - February 2016

The Investing Show: opportunities in the stock market slump

In the latest Investing Show, Tom Walker, manager of the Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust and other guests reveal their tips for riding the storm and where they see the chance to buy into good investments cheaper.

1 February 2016