Henderson Global Care Managed

A fund that will allocate between the equities and bonds of companies which have a positive effect on society and the environment.

Overview

The fund will allocate between equities and bonds of companies globally, and will target those companies that demonstrate their leadership in social and environmental issues. Once the team have identified sustainability themes such as climate change, resource constraints or an ageing population, they will then identify companies that play into these themes.

We like the fund as it has a well experienced management team with strong ESG integration into its investment process, including a negative screening to screen out the most controversial sectors. The managers invest in some of the most compelling themes with positive implications for the society and the environment. Finally, the managers’ flexibility to allocate between equity and fixed income securities have helped to mitigate risk.

Fund type: Asset class: Sector:
Unit Trust Mixed Equity 40-85%
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Fund Manager: Hamish Chamberlayne & Nick Anderson

Hamish joined Henderson Global Investors in 2011, as part of the acquisition of Gartmore, where he had worked within the global equities team since 2007. He qualified as a chartered accountant with PWC, where he worked within the audit function for 3 years. Hamish is a CFA Charterholder and graduated from New College, Oxford with a Master’s degree in Chemistry.

Nick joined Henderson with Hamish as part of the Gartmore acquisition, where he also sat on the global equities team. Nick began his career in investment management in 1986 at Norwich Union Fund Management, where he initially specialised in European equities. He then held roles at Schroders and Insight Investment, where he was latterly head of Equity Research. He is a CFA Charterholder and graduated from the University of Durham in 1986 with a BA in economics.

Fund Group: Janus Henderson Investors

Janus Henderson Investors was formed in 2017 through the merger of the Janus Capital Group and Henderson Global Investors, creating a group with £274bn in asset under management (as of December 2017). The group has a significant presence globally, with more than 2,000 employees in offices within 27 cities worldwide. Headquartered in London, the group is dual listed on the New York Stock Exchange and Australian Securities Exchange and has expertise within every major asset class as well as a history stretching back over 80 years.