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THE YEAR AHEAD

25
Jan

At the Meet the Team investor functions in November, MIKE SOEKOE discussed Foord’s outlook for investment markets in 2017. Mike’s presentation focused on capital preservation, as well as the effect of uncertainty and extreme volatility on investors' decisions. This article is an overview of his presentation.

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CONSOLIDATION OF SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR FOORD INTERNATIONAL FUNDS

25
Jan

Foord Asset Management employs different administrators in various jurisdictions to support its offshore investment funds. PAUL CLUER reports on the 2017 initiative to consolidate these service providers.

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THE FIRST RULE OF INVESTING: CAPITAL PRESERVATION

25
Jan

In the article “The Future Is Not What It Is Used To Be”, published on 11 November 2016, Paul Cluer addressed the issue of lower future returns, noting that “for now, Foord’s portfolio managers are in capital preservation mode.” SIHLE LUKHELE takes a closer look at this concept and what it means for investor portfolios.

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THE YEAR IN REVIEW

10
Jan

It may be trite to state that 2016 was an eventful year for all of us in South Africa and around the world. NICK CURTIN describes some of the major events and market outcomes of the past year and gives them some historical perspective.

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WHAT MAKES A QUALITY COMPANY

11
Nov

As with the concept of beauty being in the eye of the beholder, so might the concept of quality be in the eye of the analyst. In other words, the notion of a quality company means different things to different people. Equity analyst, IRINA SCHULENBURG, looks at Foord’s definition of a quality business and why this is important for the long-term investor.

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