Chris St John says new manager found
Nigel Thomas and Chris St John say they’ve selected a secondary manager as part of their succession planning on the Axa Framlington UK Select Opportunities fund, but the appointment is unlikely to have much impact on the fund’s recently downgraded rating.
Chris St John scrutinised as he takes on larger fund
Investors and fund ratings agencies are eyeing Chris St John to determine his ability to run a £3bn fund after delivering top-quartile performance on his much smaller mid-cap fund.
Nigel Thomas tips UK infrastructure shares amid US plant hire trend
Axa Investment Managers’ UK equity veteran Nigel Thomas has tipped infrastructure shares for success, pointing to a trend towards plant hire in the US.
AXA’s Thomas: Market stability? It’s ‘wishful thinking’
AXA IM’s Nigel Thomas believes market stability in 2017 is “wishful thinking” with equities to continue to behave unexpectedly as geopolitics remain in a state of flux.
Axa’s Thomas on consumers, cash flow and retirement
One of the most celebrated equity managers in the UK, Nigel Thomas discusses everything from consumer stocks to the intellectual challenge of fund management.