RWC Partners has announced the expansion of its global equities team with the appointment of two new analysts.
Reporting to Louise Keeling, head of global equities, Benjamin Hall and Nathaniel Clark have joined the $2.2bn Global Horizon strategy which is focused on investing in a portfolio of global companies trading at a discount to their intrinsic value.
Hall joins the team from Mondrian Investment Partners where he spent seven years working as an equity analyst and portfolio manager on the Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund. During his time there, Hall gained a wealth of experience working across a wide range of Emerging Markets, with a specific focus on the Indian, Brazilian and Mexican markets.
He holds a First-Class degree in Economics from Cardiff University and is a CFA charterholder.
Meanwhile Clark joined RWC in June from M&G Investments, where he worked as a global equity analyst since 2015. Clark was a global generalist at M&G, covering a wide variety of sectors.
Clark holds a MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of St Andrews and is a CFA charterholder.
The Global Horizon team’s UCITS SICAV fund aims to provide superior long-term returns by investing in a portfolio of global companies. The fund has returned 41% over the last five years, ahead of the sector average of 25%.
Louise Keeling, at RWC Partners, commented: “We are focused on pursuing an unconstrained and bottom-up investment approach that will help us deliver multi-year alpha to our clients. Benjamin and Nathanial share this belief and their insight and experience will be invaluable as we continue to uncover those under researched and unloved companies.”
 Global Horizon 41% vs Morningstar Global Large-Cap Blend Equity sector average of 25% – ranked 17th percentile which translates to 1st quartile as at 07 August 2019.