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EU Election Risks

Posted on 4/19/2017

Four important elections are taking place across the EU: France, Germany, Italy, and the UK. We analyze what outcomes could present structural risks for our holdings or companies we would consider as investments.

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Let Compounding Unfold – Resist the Sirens' Song

Posted on 4/7/2017

During a cyclical rally, temptation to switch out of Quality Growth (QG) and into Value is a strong impulse. In this article, we explain why we believe this trade is not compatible with the promise of QG.

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Research at Work

Posted on 2/15/2017

Many asset managers follow a high quality growth style, but what sets us apart? In this article, Director of Research Igor Krutov discusses the philosophy and mechanics behind our process.

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Post U.S. Election Update

Posted on 11/14/2016

As the world digests the outcome of the U.S. election and the implications for trade and commerce, our foremost concern is as always to assess the implications for our clients’ portfolios.

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Progress in India: Goods and Services Tax

Posted on 9/12/2016

India’s Good and Services Tax is a new structure that should dramatically simplify the current taxes, reducing costs for many companies. It is expected to lower taxes paid by consumers in a number of areas.

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The UK Votes Exit

Posted on 6/28/2016

The initial reaction to the UK’s vote to exit the EU has been surprise. We believe our portfolios are well-positioned as we enter an unpredictable period.

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Rajan's Departure from RBI

Posted on 6/22/2016

Raghuram Rajan, the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), announced that he will leave the bank. While it surprised the markets, we do not think the change will present any negative risks to our Indian holdings.

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Our Approach to Risk Management

Posted on 6/8/2016

Our common sense approach to risk management focuses on investing in stable, predictable businesses and meaningfully diversifying the earnings streams of our holdings.

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Brexit Risk

Posted on 5/1/2016

The outcome of the UK vote to leave the EU may pose risks to the growth prospects of some of our holdings. We are carefully assessing the risks to our UK-focused businesses.

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2015 Emerging Market Sell-Off: Crisis or Opportunity?

Posted on 9/1/2015

Given the steep declines emerging market equities experienced in 2015, we share our perspective on the key question that many investors are asking: Is this the beginning of a major emerging market crisis?

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