Head of Equities
The LF Canlife European Fund aims to provide capital growth primarily from investment in equities quoted on European markets (usually this will exclude the United Kingdom).
For further details on the objective and investment policy, visit the Literature section to view fund KIIDs and Prospectus.
The Fund uses a blend of top-down macro views and bottom-up stock selection to identify investment ideas in which have the highest conviction, it is flexible, pragmatic and mindful of prevailing macroeconomic and market conditions, for example; employment, inflation and gross domestic product
Europe boasts a wide range of investment opportunities across compelling sectors where its companies are world leaders, such as technology, engineering and luxury goods
To make the most of Europe’s potential, it is necessary to be unconstrained and have the freedom to invest anywhere in the region. The Fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within 5 years
Mike Willans has more than 25 years’ of investment experience. He joined Canada Life Asset Management in October 1999 and was appointed Head of International Equities in March 2010. Mike heads up an experienced team that can also draw on the insights of other equity and fixed income specialists at Canada Life Asset Management. Rino joined the Canada Life Asset Management’s equities team in September 2015 and co-manages the LF Canlife UK Equity Fund and LF Canlife UK Equity Income Fund also
The value of investments may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount invested
Due to the underlying assets held, the price of the fund is classed as having above average to high volatility.
We don’t know yet, but preparing for an uncertain future is all part of a fund manager’s job. We asked Canada Life Asset Management’s managers and research specialists what UK investors might expect in 2021 and beyond.
Waves of COVID-19 infection continue to lap around the world. Developing markets such as Brazil, India and South Africa are struggling to contain the disease, while a number of other countries are easing lock-downs and starting to revive their economies.
What will governments choose when covid-19 has finally been slain but the debt produced in order to kill it off is larger than ever?