Fisher Investments UK is part of the global Fisher group of companies. Our US parent company, Fisher Investments, first began managing discretionary assets in 1979. Below is a convenient summary of the Fisher Investments Research Group and its work.
Responsibilities of The Fisher Investments Research Group
Each team has unique responsibilities, including analysing economic trends, updating sector and industry analyses, evaluating securities, calculating performance and implementing the IPC's portfolio decisions.
Two Applied Research teams, the Capital Markets Research Team and the Securities Research Team, provide information and analysis upon which the IPC makes portfolio decisions. Both teams have dedicated analysts specializing in fixed income research.
Capital Markets Research Team
The Capital Markets Research Team gathers information about regions, countries, sectors and industries and analyses that info from a top-down perspective using economic-, political- and sentiment-based factors. This information assists the IPC in determining asset class, country and sector forecasts and portfolio themes.
Securities Research Team
The Securities Research Team conducts the initial analysis and ongoing monitoring of all individual portfolio securities from a fundamental, bottom-up perspective.
Portfolio Implementation & Monitoring
The Implementation Team oversees and applies portfolio changes—generating trade orders—as instructed by the IPC, portfolio strategy and client restrictions.
Portfolio Engineering Team
The Portfolio Engineering Team monitors strategies to ensure the intended portfolio themes are represented.
The Trading Team works together with the Portfolio Implementation Team to generate and execute trade orders as directed by the IPC.