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Welcome to our global equities blog

Our global equities blog lifts the lid on what we do and shows you how our investment engine works. From describing company visits and snapshots of the work we do, to exploring the major themes and trends shaping markets.

Latest articles

17 September 2021

Natasha Ebtehadj

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

What does market regulation mean for Chinese equities?

Recent regulatory action around China’s after-school education companies and big tech firms is raising questions over the investability of the country.
Read time - 4 min
2 July 2021

David Dudding

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

The power of compounding – a shaggy dog story

Read portfolio manager David Dudding on Junior Isas, Nestle and a cavapoo puppy.
Read time - 4 min
2 July 2021

Pauline Grange

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities

Fashion, Adidas and the circular economy

Adidas has been a core holding since the inception of the Threadneedle Global Sustainable Equity strategy. Its production and promotion of technical sports performance products contributes positively to our social theme of “Good Health and Wellbeing”.
Read time - 5 min
1 July 2021

Alex Lee

Portfolio Manager

Japan sets its sights on a software revolution

The use of software solutions by companies to improve competitiveness, efficiency and productivity, and reduce costs, is picking up pace – just in time, as a shortage of skilled workers continues to bite
Read time - 3 min
15 June 2021

Scott Woods

Portfolio Manager

Masts, manufacturing and meetings – 2021 so far in the global smaller companies universe

Visiting companies is key to small cap investing in particular. Scott Woods looks at how the pandemic has changed this.
Read time - 3 min
14 June 2021

Neil Robson

Head of Global Equities

Electric vehicles help power growing decarbonisation trend

Why understanding new ways of thinking and a changing world is critical to our investment process.
Read time - 2 min
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Meet the team

Alex Beavis
Global Small Cap Analyst
Scott Woods
Portfolio Manager - Global Smaller Companies, Columbia Threadneedle
Alex Lee
Portfolio Manager
David Dudding
Portfolio Manager
Ashish Kochar
Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Simon Haines
Portfolio Manager
Pauline Grange
Portfolio Manager
Georgina Hellyer
Portfolio Manager
Bronwyn Curran
Client Portfolio Analyst
Jonathan Crown
Portfolio Manager
Natasha Ebtehadj
Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Andrew Harvie
Client Portfolio Manager, Global Equities
Neil Robson
Head of Global Equities

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