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Brazil Political Shock – Our View

Posted on 5/19/2017

With another period of political uncertainty ahead and potential for a second impeachment, we outline a summary of our current views on our holdings and why Brazil, on the edge of important economic reform, needs political stability.

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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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Impact of Chinese Tightening of Economic Screws on South Korea

Posted on 4/19/2017

Hostile political environments can cause trouble for companies. High quality businesses tend to be resilient over the long term, so it’s important to look through rough patches when possible – if not possible, you need to be very selective on what you hold.

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India Demonetization – Our Findings

Posted on 4/19/2017

As quality growth investors, we search for companies able to grow through the full market cycle, but some shakes can be too strong and damage long-term potential. With decent exposure to India, we initially saw the dramatic ”demonetization” move by the Indian government as an important step for modernization but might shock the system in the near term.

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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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