Brexit: our current views

This paper outlines our current thinking on the EU referendum and how we are positioning our portfolios to minimise investor risk.

Facebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmailFacebooktwittergoogle_pluslinkedinmail   by Sophie Kennedy (née Muller), 23rd March 2016
We do not currently believe that a leave vote is a probable outcome. However, in that unlikely event, we do believe the market implications could be quite negative in the short to medium term at least due to the heightened uncertainty about the position of the UK in Europe and on the global political stage. Therefore we have positioned our portfolios accordingly to reflect these views and protect investors.
Brexit update

About the author: Sophie Kennedy (née Muller)

Sophie is responsible for the research agenda across EQ, leading a six-strong team that covers open and closed-ended funds, as well as tax-efficient investments including VCTs and EIS’. Sophie is a CFA charter holder.

Outside work, Sophie is a keen footballer, captaining Leyton Orient Ladies in the London & South East Womens Premier League. When not playing, Sophie is pitch side at the Emirates Stadium, watching her beloved Arsenal. Off season, her other passions include travelling, cricket and running, with two London Marathons under her belt.

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