Industrial-Strength Culture in the Midwest

The Midwest has long been synonymous with industrial manufacturing. On a recent two-week trip to “America’s heartland”, visiting 20 companies, investment managers Laura Clark and Lindsay Scott were struck by the strong and unique sense of culture at various headquarters, factories and facilities.

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On the Road in Spain – Nestlé Investor Seminar

In late 2022, Investment Manager Paul Loudon spent two days with Nestlé understanding its future growth plans as well as the more immediate steps being taken to maintain its leadership in still challenging economic conditions.

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The Nordics – Return To the Unicorn Factory

Investment managers Alex Torrens and Ashley-Jane Kyle spent nine days in the Nordics region, which has long proved a fertile hunting ground for our Research team.

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On the Road – Tech Tantrums

Investment managers Tom Miedema and Alistair Ceurvorst travelled to Belgium to attend one of the technology sector’s major conferences. They came back reassured by some of the trends that are continuing to create great growth opportunities for many leading technology companies.

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Standards at the end of the supply chain

Investment Managers Alan Lander and Des Armstrong travelled to Vietnam and Bangladesh to revisit apparel and footwear factories in South-East Asia.

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Talking ESG in Texas

Few issues energise environmental campaigners more than fracking. Investment Manager Des Armstrong recently visited Texas to see how one producer is working to improve its operations environmentally.

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