72: How a relentless pursuit of the basics can give you an investment edge

John Ions, CEO of Liontrust Asset Management, talks about running a fund management business through a stock market crash, how the company transitioned to 100% working from home and the technologies and change of working practices he believes will outlive the pandemic. John also discusses the successful UK equity franchise; how responsible investing is here to stay and outlines his plans for the company and its future.
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Liontrust Asset Management was founded in London in 1995 and prides itself on the freedom it provides its fund managers to invest as they see fit. Liontrust’s managers typically make significant investments in their own portfolios, so there is a strong alignment of interest with unitholders. Its Elite rated funds are Liontrust Special Situations, Liontrust UK Smaller Companies, Liontrust UK Micro Cap and Liontrust Monthly Income Bond.

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