Harry Nimmo has run the successful Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust for several years. Out of this has spun a European and Global Strategy, and shortly a Global Mid-Cap strategy will be launched.
The fund focuses on smaller companies but like the other strategies they are happy to hold onto companies even if they go up the market cap space when the investment case remains strong. An example of this would be JD Sports.
Harry aims to deliver returns from a diversified portfolio of around 50 holdings. He is seeking high-quality businesses which can operate whatever the market environment is and often these are long-term holdings. The average holding period is around 7 years….read more