Elevator Pitch: Guy Anderson

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

Sep 28, 2017

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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  • 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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