Invest in strong franchises

Each week, a professional investor tells us where he’d put his money. This week: Steve Weeple, Henderson Global Growth Fund.

We search for companies that have built competitively advantaged franchises, and which operate in end markets that look set to benefit from long-term (or secular) societal growth trends. These trends include the transformational impact of the internet on traditional retailers; the need for innovation in healthcare as we live longer; and the steady rise in living standards across the emerging markets. All of these ongoing societal shifts offer investment opportunities that are not reliant on [...]