Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust: building relationships with unlisted companies

Staci West 01/07/2019

Part two of our interview with senior research analyst Ryan Lightfoot-Brown and Tom Slator, co-manager of the Elite Rated Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, focuses on the unlisted companies in the portfolio. Tom explains how the team shifts through opportunities to find those they believe are able to grow over the long-term.

Watch part one of the series where Tom Slator shares the trusts long term growth approach to explains why they’re willing to hold companies even when they fall out of favour with the market.

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