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Liontrust’s Ghoulish Gallery

Matt Tonge, Mike Appleby, Stephen Bailey, Olly Russ, John Husselbee, Mark Williams & James Inglis-Jones

Our fund managers highlight the charts, stats and facts with the potential to spook investors this Halloween and explain how their portfolios are positioned to withstand them. Read more
Mike Appleby

Sustainable business

Sustainable investment offers business opportunities to advisers because we believe that interest in and demand for this area will only continue to grow. Read more
Peter Michaelis

Investing for tomorrow, today

Sustainability is an increasingly important theme for today’s consumers, who want what they wear, eat and even drive to both benefit themselves and have a positive impact on the world around them. Sustainable investment also has the potential to have positive impacts on society and to deliver attractive returns for investors as well. Read more

Liontrust UK Ethical Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

Porvair sold down in a strong Q3 due to animal testing criteria. Read more

Liontrust SF UK Growth Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

Sophos, Worldpay and RPC were key holdings in Q3, with Gym Group a new addition to the portfolio. Read more

Liontrust SF Managed Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

Stock selection adds value over the quarter, with names including ASML and Sophos leading the charge. Read more

Liontrust SF Global Growth Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

ASML, Keyence and Alexion play key roles in returns over Q3. Read more

Liontrust SF European Growth Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

ASML, DNB and Kingspan contribute towards returns in Q3. Read more

Liontrust SF Defensive Managed Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

Stock selection adds value over the quarter, with outperformance from names including ASML and Sophos but a weaker period for Acuity Brands. Read more

Liontrust SF Corporate Bond Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

Overweight in insurance and underweight duration positions were key in Q3. Read more

Liontrust SF Cautious Managed Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

Overweights to global and UK equities, and underweights to cash and government bonds, remain key asset allocation decisions. Read more

Liontrust SF Absolute Growth Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

In a strong quarter for equities overall, Keyence and Alexion have been standouts. Read more

Liontrust European Growth Fund

September 2017 review

Energy stocks dominate risers as oil price gains 10%. Read more

Liontrust Global Income Fund

September 2017 review

Rise in bond yields hurts some high-yield equity sectors. Read more

Liontrust GF European Smaller Companies Fund

September 2017 review

Benign small cap backdrop allows gains for many holdings. Read more

Liontrust GF European Strategic Equity Fund

September 2017 review

Long book participates in market rally but short book sees weakness. Read more

Liontrust Asia Income Fund

Q3 2017 review

South Korea provided the biggest contribution to the Fund’s strong quarterly return, followed by Taiwan. Read more

Liontrust Monthly Income Bond Fund

Q3 to end September 2017 review

Performance drivers include stock selection in the bank, utility, insurance and telecom sectors. Read more

Liontrust Special Situations Fund

September 2017 review

Integrated oil & gas, engineering and support services stocks benefit from oil price rally. Read more

Liontrust UK Growth Fund

September 2017 review

Integrated oil & gas, engineering and support services stocks benefit from oil price rally. Read more

Liontrust UK Micro Cap Fund

September 2017 review

Bioventix tops portfolio risers after raising profit guidance. Read more

Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Fund

September 2017 review

Accesso Technology defies adverse weather conditions to post strong interim results. Read more

The Multi-Asset Process

September 2017 market review

John Husselbee discusses the Federal Reserve’s tapering announcement in September: bears have long claimed this could deflate markets but history suggests there could be plenty left in the equity tank. Read more
Peter Michaelis

The PRI 12 years on

'We must work to make companies do more to respect human rights; to allow collective bargaining; we must develop ways to reduce inequality, to curtail CEO pay; we must accelerate decarbonisation; rein in the tech giants and ensure we achieve the Sustainable Development goals.' Read more

Liontrust Special Situations Fund

August 2017 review

Fall in AA shares restricts Fund’s gains. Read more

Liontrust UK Growth Fund

August 2017 review

Fall in AA shares restricts Fund’s gains. Read more

Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Fund

August 2017 review

Company newsflow drives four biggest share price moves. Read more

Liontrust UK Micro Cap Fund

August 2017 review

Bioquell biggest mover on raised profit forecast. Read more
Samantha Gleave

What does the BoE’s rate hint mean for stock pickers?

“…monetary policy could need to be tightened by a somewhat greater extent over the forecast period than current market expectations.” Monetary Policy Committee Decision, 14 September 2017. Read more

Liontrust GF European Smaller Companies Fund

August 2017 review

Ongoing euro strength holds back European market. Read more

Liontrust Global Income Fund

August 2017 review

Financials and materials holdings shine amid geopolitical unrest. Read more

Liontrust European Growth Fund

August 2017 review

Technogym stands out in wave of half-year earnings reports. Read more

Liontrust Asia Income Fund

August 2017 portfolio changes

Raising exposure to China’s infrastructure spending. Read more

The Multi-Asset Process

August 2017 market review

August was a slightly more volatile month than we have grown used to in 2017 – largely due to sabre rattling (of the nuclear variety) by the US and Korea and bracing for the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Read more
Matt Tonge

3 success stories and 3 to watch

18 months on from the Fund’s launch, co-manager Matt Tonge takes a look at three ‘success stories’ which have already graduated from the micro cap space and highlights three ‘ones to watch’ from the companies the team has bought so far this year. Read more

Liontrust GF European Strategic Equity Fund

August 2017 review

Long book strength in face of falling market. Read more

Liontrust UK Smaller Companies Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Liontrust UK Micro Cap Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Liontrust UK Growth Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Liontrust Special Situations Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Liontrust GF Special Situations Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more
John Husselbee

The best of times, the worst of times

We are living through a time of historic contradictions: political turbulence and yet market highs and low market volatility. John Husselbee analyses four potential triggers that might lead to market falls in the second half of the year. Read more

Liontrust GF European Smaller Companies Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Liontrust Global Income Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Liontrust European Growth Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Liontrust Asia Income Fund

July 2017 portfolio changes

The July 2017 portfolio changes for the Fund are available. Read more
John Husselbee

The Multi-Asset Process

July 2017 market review

The July 2017 market overview is available. Read more

Liontrust GF European Strategic Equity Fund

July 2017 review

The July 2017 review for the Fund is available. Read more

Why we look for businesses which don’t rely on regulation

Neil Brown

Neil Brown, co-manager on the Liontrust Sustainable Investment team, speaks to CNBC’s Squawk Box. Read more
John Husselbee

Living in a low-volatility world

Volatility – or the current lack of it – is a hot topic in investment circles, with the so-called Fear index in the US (known as the Vix) sitting at all-time lows. Read more