Elevator Pitch: Guy Anderson

Guy Anderson, fund manager of the Mercantile Investment Trust takes on the Elevator Pitch challenge.

Sep 28, 2017
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In the second video of our Elevator Pitch series,Guy Anderson gives us some of the top facts about The Mercantile Investment Trust.

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Guy Anderson

The Mercantile Investment Trust plc
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  • Hello. My name is Guy Anderson 00:03
  • and I'm a portfolio manager in the UK Mid and Small Cap Team at J.P. Morgan. 00:05
  • Outside of work 00:10
  • I can usually be found running around one of the parks in Fulham, 00:11
  • chasing one of my three young boys 00:15
  • as much like animals, they need frequent and constant exercise. 00:17
  • The objective of the Mercantile Investment Trust is to deliver long-term capital growth 00:20
  • from a portfolio of UK mid and small cap equities. 00:25
  • The Mercantile Investment Trust is a closed-end vehicle 00:28
  • and as such provides liquid access 00:32
  • to a less liquid, but high-performing asset class, 00:35
  • which is the UK mid and small cap equity market. 00:38
  • Mercantile provides a pure-play solution to investing in mid and small cap equities. 00:41
  • An investment trust structure is ideally suited to investing 00:46
  • in the mid and small cap end of the market, 00:50
  • as the permanent capital 00:52
  • provides the ability to make genuinely long-term investment decisions. 00:54
  • And as such, an investment trust allows a manager the flexibility 00:58
  • to really invest in the best possible investments. 01:02
  • As the largest investment trust focused on UK equities, 01:05
  • Mercantile provides liquid access 01:09
  • to this less liquid, but attractive investment class. 01:11

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